Tahirih Justice Center (2011)

The result of their grant funding was in successfully pursuing the case of Maria (a pseudonym), an immigrant woman and survivor of severe domestic violence. Matter of MA

The fact pattern in Maria’s case lent itself to a decisive victory. With the support of the Foundation, Tahirih invested significant resources in preparing and supporting Maria’s case which set legal precedent applicable nation-wide concerning survivors of domestic violence seeking asylum.  

“…the Foundation’s generosity was vital in enabling Tahirih to serve vulnerable immigrant women and girls fleeing violence,” Archi Pyati, Chief of Policy and Communications. 

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