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Posts tagged Tahirih in the News
  • Foreign Domestic Violence Victims May Now Qualify as Refugees

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    October 28th, 2014

    Martha’s gangster boyfriend threw her down a flight of stairs and struck her so hard in her head that her ears rang for hours. Now, a landmark ruling in August from the nation’s highest immigration court could help Martha and other domestic violence survivors.

  • How I Honor My Heartbeat

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    September 18th, 2014

    I have had to endure my own journey with this book. When I first flipped through it I heard my blood loudly in my ears as I saw my face in the faces of the girls drawn in thick black lines. I remembered growing through the pain of cultural multiplicity as a young South Asian American.

  • Clogged Immigration Courts Slow Hearings

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    August 11th, 2014

    Justice delayed is justice denied.

  • IPS Brings Attention to Tahirih’s Call for Coordinated, Federal Response to Forced Marriage

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    July 24th, 2014

    Inter Press Service, a global news agency that focuses on coverage of marginalized communities,interviewed an expert about Tahirih’s call for a coordinated, federal response to the problem of forced marriage in the United States.

  • Focus on Child Marriage, Genital Mutilation at All-Time High

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    July 23rd, 2014

    Inter Press Service, a global news agency that focuses on coverage of marginalized communities, brought attention to Tahirih’s call for a coordinated, federal response to the problem of forced marriage in the United States in an article published this week.

  • Big Think Features Layli Miller-Muro in Series on Thought Leaders

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    July 17th, 2014

    An educational media website dedicated to broadcasting the advice and insights of the world’s leading thinkers features our Founder and Executive Director Layli Miller-Muro.

  • Brave Mother Now Faces Homelessness

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    May 31st, 2014

    A mother’s fight to keep her children safe and sheltered underscores challenges facing undocumented victims of crime in the United States.