FORCED MARRIAGE TAKES CENTER STAGE AT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CONFERENCE

The “Honoring our Heartbeats” tour to end forced marriages in the U.S. stopped in Houston on Thursday with a community forum and performance to highlight the issue. 

In partnership with Houston NGO’s Daya and Voices Breaking Boundaries, the Tahirih Justice Center and Pomegranate Tree Group brought to life on stage a comic book about breaking free from a cycle of violence. 

“We look at it as a love letter to our communities. This comic book (and performance) is an opportunity for the community to heal together,” said Farrah Khan with Pomegranate Tree Group. 

 

Read More: http://abc13.com/family/forced-marriage-takes-center-stage-at-conference/354028/

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