NewsAugust 14th, 2014
I came to Tahirih so that I could expand my practice to new areas in immigration law and represent more women and girls who are demanding a life free from violence. They deserve the same freedom that I take for granted every day.
NewsAugust 12th, 2014
The ABA’s resolution urges governments at all levels in the U.S. to amend existing laws, or to enact new laws, to prevent forced marriages and to protect individuals facing forced marriage threats.
NewsAugust 7th, 2014
Kristin Bochicchio has served as the BP/ Arnold & Porter Equal Justice Works Fellow at Tahirih Houston for the last two years, helping more than 60 courageous women and girls […]
NewsAugust 5th, 2014
Girls now account for almost half of unaccompanied children making the dangerous trip north from Central America. At the epicenter of the border crisis, Tahirih Houston is working to ensure their protection.
NewsJuly 28th, 2014
The Naiyareh Karimimanesh Bahá’í Service Fellowship honors the memory of Naiyareh Karimimanesh, a 27-year-old lawyer who passed away in 2007 after a car accident. Naiyareh had a profound impact on those she left behind.
NewsJuly 22nd, 2014
On the occasion of today’s Girl Summit, a gathering of governments, NGOs, and leaders from around the world, the U.S. government failed to issue any commitments to address forced marriage in the US.
NewsJuly 15th, 2014
The root causes of the flight of refugee children from their homes may be complex, but our obligation to protect them is not.