August 30th, 2007
Open the wallet of the average American woman and you will find at least six forms of identification—a driver’s license, credit and insurance cards, various memberships—each of which has an extensive history behind it establishing her identity and eligibility for certain privileges. The average woman who seeks Tahirih’s help, however, comes to us with little more than her name and her story.
June 20th, 2007
The Center for Nonprofit Advancement recognized Tahirih as the winner of the prestigious Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management.
May 17th, 2007
Layli Miller-Muro, Tahirih’s Founder and Executive Director, was awarded the Peter Cicchino Award for Outstanding Advocacy in the Public Interest for her efforts to advocate on behalf of immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence.
May 14th, 2007
A rising anti-immigrant backlash, fueled by widespread frustration with congressional inaction on comprehensive immigration reform, could lead to increased efforts to promote local enforcement of immigration laws in the 2007 […]
May 7th, 2007
Tahirih recently won an important legal victory in its fight for the protection of foreign women who meet American men through international marriage brokers, commonly known as “mail-order bride” agencies.
May 6th, 2007
Tahirih Justice Center has been selected as one of five finalists for the prestigious 2007 Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management.
May 3rd, 2007
Ivana* was exhausted by reliving the abuse each time she had to testify. Her husband, Jack,* drank heavily three or four times a week. He raped, slapped, pushed, and yelled […]