NewsFebruary 18th, 2022
The Washington Post’s columnist Petula Dvorak interviewed Tahirih’s Public Policy Director, Casey Swegman Carter, on the importance of passing a legislation that would end child marriage in Maryland. This is the seventh year a bill has been introduced that seeks to ban child marriage in the state.
Action AlertsMarch 25th, 2019
Tell your Representative that you support the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act!
NewsMarch 15th, 2016
It can take years for victims to be ready to step forward and ask for help. When they do, the doors to justice should be open.
NewsMarch 1st, 2016
The decision to deny asylum to a young gay man from Mexico undermines legal protections for vulnerable survivors.
NewsNovember 4th, 2015
She found the courage to escape a lifetime of abuse, despite being born in one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women.
NewsSeptember 20th, 2014
“I want people to know there’s always light at the end of the tunnel — run, walk, hold someone’s hand if you need to.” This powerful message was part of the 2014 Houston Courageous Voice Honoree’s moving speech at the 2014 Houston Gala.
NewsSeptember 13th, 2011
For women and girls like Tahirih’s clients, it is not enough to have just any attorney. Their unique gender-based violence cases require attorneys who are well-versed in both sensitive cultural issues and the extremely complicated and often unexplored territory of gender-based immigration law.