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Posts tagged VAWA
  • A Hard-Won Victory for Survivors: VAWA Is Renewed!


    March 1st, 2013

    Each VAWA reauthorization represents a crucial opportunity not only to continue, but also to improve and increase, our nation’s commitment to ending domestic and sexual violence.

  • Ask Congress to Work Together for Victims

    Action Alerts

    November 30th, 2012

    House and Senate versions of VAWA are almost entirely the same, and only a few critical differences remain to be worked through. Tell Congress that we know that by working together in good faith and with a victim-centered approach, these differences can be resolved.

  • Urge Congress to Do Its Job and Do Right By ALL Victims

    Action Alerts

    July 26th, 2012

    Congress has only a few legislative days left to act on the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). We need to tell our legislators to do their job. We need you to act in these last few days.

  • Take Part in National 10 Days of Action for VAWA

    Action Alerts

    June 25th, 2012

    The reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is stalled in Congress, and we need your help to push VAWA over the finish line!

  • Tahirih Decries House Passage of Harmful VAWA Bill


    May 17th, 2012

    Tahirih is deeply disappointed by the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage yesterday of a flawed bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.

  • Tell the House that Adams Bill Harms Survivors

    Action Alerts

    May 10th, 2012

    This misguided bill fails to include protections for ALL victims of violence and reverses protections for courageous immigrant women and girls that have been in place since VAWA’s original passage in 1994.

  • Women Fleeing Violence Caught in Crossfire of Increased Immigration Enforcement


    March 26th, 2009

    Tahirih’s clients have historically been faced with threats of arrest and deportation from their abusers, but lately these women, who have a right to legal status, are caught in the crossfire of increased activities by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.