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May 22, 2017

Hirsi Ali: The ‘heretic’ who says Muslims need to re-think sex, money, and violence … and the concept of time

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is one of the most forceful and provocative feminist critics challenging Islam today. She is also […]
May 17, 2017

I Underwent Genital Mutilation as a Child—Right Here in the United States

Last week, an Indian American doctor was arrested in Michigan, charged with performing female genital cutting on two […]
May 16, 2017

Minnesota House cracks down on female genital mutilation

Scarred but no longer scared, survivors of female genital mutilation embraced one another and lawmakers Monday at the […]
May 15, 2017

Female genital mutilation bill passes Minnesota House

A bill that adds to the criminalization of female genital mutilation in Minnesota passed the state House of […]
May 15, 2017

Christie rejects ban on marriage for N.J. teens under 18

Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday rejected a bill that would have barred all teenagers from getting married in New Jersey […]
May 15, 2017

Child Marriage Ban Pressed At State House Rally

Women in white dresses and veils, some clutching teddy bears, placed chains around their wrists and tape over […]
May 11, 2017

These Women Figured Out a Way to Map and Find Girls at Risk of FGM

Every other December, scores of Tanzanian girls endure what’s colloquially known as “cutting season.” Now, new mapping technology […]
May 11, 2017

3 US women share the horrors of female genital mutilation

Often discussed in whispers, the issue of female genital mutilation grabbed headlines last month when, for the first […]
May 5, 2017

NowThis Video: A doctor in the U.S. has been charged with performing Female Genital Mutilation on two 7-year-olds

The digital news company NowThis News has created a short video discussing female genital mutilation in reaction to […]
May 3, 2017

Texas Senate approves bill to raise penalties for female genital mutilation

With lightning speed, the Texas Senate on Wednesday approved increased penalties for the long-banned and ritualistic practice of […]
May 3, 2017

Female genital mutilation bill passes Minnesota House committee

A bill that adds to the criminalization of female genital mutilation in Minnesota passed the House Civil Law […]
April 28, 2017

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Female genital mutilation and what we’re really talking about beneath the weasel words ‘genital cutting’

Originally published by Fox News: 28 April, 2017 The recent news that a grand jury in Michigan has […]
April 26, 2017

Activist finds silence on genital mutilation case depressing, predictable

Imagine what the American left would do if conservative Republican Christians engaged in a barbaric practice to mutilate […]
April 25, 2017

Finally, FGM Is on Trial in America – An Oped by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Originally published by the Daily Beast: 7:00AM 25 April, 2017 Thursday, the pre-trial hearing of Dr. Jumana Nagarwala […]
April 24, 2017

For the first time in the U.S., a doctor is charged with female genital mutilation. Here’s how the law came to be

Even more than two decades later, Harry Reid is haunted by the video an activist told him to […]