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