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July 31, 2015

Making the End of Child Marriage A Priority

Arjit Nandi, an Assistant Professor at McGill University, writes about making the end of child marriage a priority, […]
July 29, 2015

U.S. Department of Justice Report Provides Closer Look at Victims of Honor Violence, What Needs to be Done to Protect Them

– Report highlights AHA Foundation’s significant work to prevent and end honor violence in the U.S. – NEW […]
July 28, 2015

The Story of a Woman who Stopped Performing FGM

Jane used to be a ‘cutter’ in Kenya who performed female genital mutilation on women as part of […]
July 26, 2015

President Obama Speaks Out on Women’s Rights in Kenya

During President Obama’s visit to Kenya, he delivered a speech condemning traditions that treat women as second-class citizens […]
July 22, 2015

More than 500,000 US Women and Girls at Risk for FGM

ABC News speaks with *Sarah, a victim of “vacation cutting” where a girl is taken overseas for the […]
July 17, 2015

UK Implements First FGM Protection Order

The UK has implemented the first female genital mutilation (FGM) protection order which allows police to seize the […]
July 16, 2015

Telling the Story of Forced Marriages in the UK

New research shows that police and other officials are missing warning signs of forced marriage in the UK […]
July 9, 2015

New Data on UK Honor Violence

The Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation recently released data showing that there have been 11,000 cases of […]
July 8, 2015

UK Develops App to Combat FGM

An app has been created in the United Kingdom to help girls at risk of female genital mutilation […]
July 2, 2015

UN Human Rights Council Calls for End to Forced Marriage

The UN Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution calling for an end to child, early, and forced […]
June 25, 2015

Summer Increase in Egyptian FGM Incidences

For many girls in Egypt, summer represents an increase in female genital mutilation (FGM) cases. Egypt is one […]
June 23, 2015

Naila Amin Tells Her Story of Forced Marriage

Naila Amin was a child bride who was betrothed to her first cousin when she was 8. Naila […]
June 18, 2015

Release of “The Price of Honor:” Documentary on Honor Killings

“The Price of Honor,” a documentary chronicling the honor killings of two girls, Sarah and Amina, premiered in […]
June 17, 2015

New York State Legislation on FGM

New York State Assembly Member Amy Paulin passed legislation through the New York State Assembly and Senate regarding […]
June 13, 2015

PM David Cameron Pushes for Measures on FGM

PM David Cameron has ordered ministers to expedite measures to enable local authorities, social workers, or police to […]