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Forced Marriage Initiative Brochure: Marriage is Your Choice – Arabic Translation

Author: Forced Marriage Initiative

Publication: July, 2018

This brochure, now available in Arabic, provides an overview of forced marriage in the United States, basic safety tips for survivors, and the services offered by the Forced Marriage Initiative at Tahirih Justice Center.

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Child Brides, Forced Marriage, and Partner Violence in America: Tip of an Iceberg Revealed

Author: Judith McFarlane, DrPH, RN; Angeles Nava, PhD; Heidi Gilroy, PhD; and John Maddoux, PhD

Publication: 2016

Researchers from Texas Women’s University conducted a 7-year study on 244 mothers who had reported intimate partner violence in the U.S. They based their survey questions on the 2011 Forced Marriage Initiative study, and found that 17% of respondents faced a forced marriage attempt, and among those respondents, 45% experienced the threat as a minor.

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Forced Marriage Initiative Brochure: Marriage is Your Choice – Know the Facts. Know Your Rights.

Author: Forced Marriage Initiative

Publication: June, 2015

This brochure provides an overview of forced marriage in the United States as well as basic safety tips for survivors and the services offered by the Forced Marriage Initiative at Tahirih Justice Center.

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