Tahirih Justice Center


A national non-profit providing a broad range of direct legal services, policy advocacy, and training and education to protect immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence.
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Primary geographic focus: NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Provider


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Grown Men Are Exploiting Loopholes In State Laws To Marry Children

Melissa Jeltsen
Huffington Post
August 30, 2017
More than 200,000 children under 18 were married from 2000 to 2015 in the U.S., according to a report released Wednesday.

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She Got Asylum After Her Partner Shot Her. Now The U.S. Would Turn Her Away.

Melissa Jeltsen
Huffington Post
June 23, 2018
Aracely Martinez Yanez fled Honduras after surviving severe domestic abuse. A new ruling will shut the door on other women like her.



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