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  • Changing the World, One Step at a Time

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    May 22nd, 2018

    At Tahirih’s 21st Annual Gala, CEO Layli Miller-Muro spoke of the actions we can each take to stand up for social justice and influence the spirit of the world.

  • Eun Yang Emcees Tahirih’s 21st Annual Gala

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    May 22nd, 2018

    Eun Yang, NBC News4 Today Anchor, served as Master of Ceremonies for Tahirih’s 21st Annual Gala, a night of celebration and commitment to the tireless pursuit of justice for women and girls fleeing violence.

  • Victory in Delaware: New Law to End Child Marriage

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    May 10th, 2018

    Delaware Governor John Carney has signed into law a bill that sets the state’s minimum age of marriage at 18. With this law, Delaware is the first state in the nation to limit marriage to individuals age 18 or older, no exceptions.

  • Upholding Asylum for Survivors of Violence

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    May 4th, 2018

    The Attorney General is about to decide whether to reverse policy that offers asylum to survivors of gender-based violence. Learn how Tahirih is leading the charge to maintain asylum for survivors.

  • From the Desk of Hania

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    April 17th, 2018

    Meet Hania, a member of the Social Services team in Tahirih’s Houston office. As a child of Mexican immigrants, Hania’s acute awareness of the struggles and successes immigrant families experience was informed by her upbringing. This awareness led to a deeply-rooted empathy for the clients she now advocates for through Tahirih.

  • Tahirih Delivers Petition on Asylum for Domestic Violence Survivors to the Attorney General

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    April 16th, 2018

    Today, Tahirih delivered our petition on asylum for domestic violence survivors to the Attorney General. At the time of delivery, this petition had received nearly 60,000 signatures!

  • More Victories in the Campaign to End Child Marriage

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    March 29th, 2018

    Across the country, we’ve seen tremendous growth in the movement to protect girls from the risks and harms of child marriage. Learn more about recent legislative victories in Kentucky and Florida.