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January 14, 2016

Increase in Women at Risk of FGM in the United States

According to a recently released government study, more than a half a million girls are at risk of […]
January 12, 2016

Fight to End FGM in India

A group of women in India who were subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) in their youth are […]
December 31, 2015

Changing Attitude about FGM in the United Kingdom

2015 has proven to be a transformative year in terms of efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
December 20, 2015

A Holiday Video Message for Supporters

From all of us at the AHA Foundation: Happy Holidays! Our work is not possible without friends like […]
December 15, 2015

Canada to Support Ghana in Fight Against Forced Marriage

Canadian High Commissioner Christopher Thornley has stated that ending child marriage is a Canadian foreign policy issue. Canada […]
December 12, 2015

Rise in Child Marriages by 2050

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimates that without any progress in prevention mechanisms, child marriages will reach […]
December 11, 2015

Drought in Ethiopia Effecting Forced Marriages

A drought in Ethiopia is having a terrible effect on the rate of forced marriages in the country, in […]
December 10, 2015

Activists in Zimbabwe Condemn Child Marriage

Activists in Zimbabwe are pushing for legislation that would decrease the rates of men using marriage as a […]
December 9, 2015

Charity Highlights Problem of Child Marriage in Lebanon

The charity organization, KAFA, created a movie to highlight the prevalence and acceptance of child marriage in Lebanon. […]
December 8, 2015

Underage Brides in Turkey

Nuriye Kadan stated that 1/3 of Turkey’s marriages involve underage brides at a recent conference. Kadan is an […]
December 8, 2015

Foreign Policy Sheds Light on Palestinian Abortion Crisis

A new report from Foreign Policy Magazine tackles the silent issue of Palestine’s illegal abortion epidemic. With little choice […]
December 4, 2015

African Countries Pledge to End Child Marriage

At the First African Girls’ Summit on Ending Child Marriage in Africa, African leaders pledged to end child […]
November 30, 2015

Gambia’s President Bans FGM

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has banned female genital mutilation (FGM) in the country, effective immediately. The campaign to […]
November 20, 2015

Pakistan Pledges to Adopt UN Convention

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has pledged to adopt the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the […]
November 10, 2015

DOJ Report Released Highlighting Honor Violence

Statistics do not address the true scope of honor violence in the United States. It is difficult to […]