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News tagged Tahirih Updates
  • Tour to End Forced Marriage Heads to Chicago

    December 15th, 2014

    Young women speak out in Chicago against forced marriage and gender-based violence as part of national awareness-raising tour A group of South Asian artists and advocates, members of Pomegranate Tree […]

  • Canadian Bill to Combat Forced Marriage Raises Concerns

    December 4th, 2014

    As the leading U.S. organization advocating for better protection and support for domestic forced marriage victims, Tahirih welcomes the Canadian government’s commitment to address these fundamental human rights abuses, but has concerns about the bill itself and the ways it may be interpreted and applied.

  • This Giving Tuesday, Make a Difference for Survivors Like Ann

    December 1st, 2014

    Ann risked everything to flee an abusive relationship in Kenya. Without an attorney, she faced impossible odds in the journey to justice. Thanks to your support, she was able to find free legal representation through Tahirih Justice Center, and she won asylum in the United States.

  • Tahirih Welcomes Executive Action, Calls for Additional Protective Measures

    November 25th, 2014

    The Administration’s executive action on immigration will bring some relief to the families and communities, and that it will help many women and children to protect their safety and dignity. But more additional measures need to be taken to bring about a more efficient and human immigration system.

  • Please Stand by a Courageous Woman or Girl in 2015

    November 25th, 2014

    Born out of wedlock and orphaned by her mother in Mexico City, Gloria grew up without knowing what it felt like to be loved. At age 14, she was homeless and was forced to drop out of school to support herself. She was vulnerable to predators like her boyfriend. He betrayed her and sold her to one of the most violent gangs in the world, Los Zetas. Women and girls like Gloria need you now. Can you answer a plea for help this holiday season?

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  • NOW AVAILABLE: Fall 2014 Newsletter

    November 20th, 2014

    Learn more about what we’ve been doing this fall to protect immigrant women and girls in communities, courts, and Congress.

  • Staff Spotlight: Salma Hasan, Rosenberg Public Interest Fellow

    November 20th, 2014

    Though it may seem like a small moment, one of my favorite memories at Tahirih is one of my first retainer signings. All I did that day was explain to the client that we were taking her case and cover the different agreements to be signed, but what was so memorable was the glow on both her and her mother’s faces.