NewsMarch 12th, 2010
If passed, I-VAWA will, for the first time in United States history, make ending violence against women a diplomatic priority and incorporate comprehensive solutions aimed at ending domestic violence into all US foreign assistance programs.
NewsMarch 11th, 2010
Proposed legislation would put an end to the one-year filing deadline for asylum. The deadline can have devastating consequences for women and girls seeking refuge from gender-based persecution.
NewsDecember 8th, 2009
As a mother, I know that there isn’t anything you wouldn’t do to protect and feed your child. Parents all over the world are united in their primordial instincts to protect their children. It is this same impulse to safeguard one’s family that motivates our clients to flee horrific forms of violence and come to us seeking help.
NewsNovember 30th, 2009
Tahirih Justice Center celebrated the opening of its Houston office with an inaugural reception attended by more than 130 members of the Houston corporate, nonprofit, academic, and religious communities.
NewsOctober 16th, 2009
As long as IMBRA implementation and enforcement is lagging, vulnerable foreign women who meet American men through IMBs will remain dangerously unaware of lifesaving information about a future partner’s violent criminal history and about their legal rights.
NewsOctober 5th, 2009
A Tahirih-sponsored congressional briefing offered policymakers and the public a vital opportunity to learn about the harmful impact of unsettled policy and current immigration laws on women and girls fleeing gender-based violence.
Precarious Protection: New Tahirih Report Spotlights Dangerous Impact of Unsettled Asylum Laws and Policy on Women
NewsOctober 2nd, 2009
The lack of clarity and coherence in gender-based asylum law is a roadblock to women seeking protection from violence and persecution.