Tune in to HD.net at 8pm EST this evening to watch Dan Rather Reports – today’s broadcast addresses harmful cultural practices in the U.S., including honor crimes and forced marriage.  Rather will interview Tahirih Justice Center Founder and Executive Director, Layli Miller-Muro.  Tahirih, which is taking a national leadership role in the critical emerging issue of forced marriage of young women and girls from immigrant communities in the U.S., recently distributed a national forced marriage survey (prepared in consultation with sociologists from the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center) of NGOs in order to better understand the problem, identify key stakeholders, and develop a collaborative national support network for persons confronting forced marriage.

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