March 30, 2020

American Artist’s Lessons For Syrian Refugees on Overcoming Adversity Resonate Strongly in a World Struggling With COVID-19

A multimedia storyteller from the U.S., Nesli has built her career working in Los Angeles and Istanbul. Her […]
March 27, 2020

During Social Distancing, AHA’s Team Looks for Ways to Stay Occupied and Connected

During this unprecedented health crisis, we are all doing our part in flattening the curve of COVID-19 with […]
March 19, 2020

True numbers of FGM victims could be far higher as countries fail to record cases – The Guardian

The number of women and girls who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) could be much higher than […]
March 16, 2020

Female Genital Mutilation Ban One Step Closer to Becoming Law – Spectrum News 1

FRANKFORT, Ky- A ban on a grotesque practice is one step closer to being law. The House Judiciary […]
March 13, 2020
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New Hampshire House votes to eliminate child marriage – Eagle Times

CONCORD — The New Hampshire House voted Wednesday to raise the age for marriage in the state to […]
March 6, 2020

International Women’s Day

This March 8, International Women’s Day, we feature the stories of activists and survivors who triumphed over abuse […]
March 5, 2020

Judge dismisses most serious remaining charge against doctor accused of genital mutilation – The Detroit News

A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed the most serious remaining charge against a doctor accused of female genital […]
March 4, 2020
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Courtney Stodden married Doug Hutchison when she was 16. Now it’s over – CNN

(CNN)Courtney Stodden and Doug Hutchison stirred controversy when they married in 2011. She was 16 at the time, […]
March 2, 2020

House Unanimously Pass Bill Explicitly Banning Female Genital Mutilation in Wyoming – Oil City News

CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming House of Representatives passed House Bill 127 on third reading during their Thursday, Feb. […]
February 26, 2020

Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Life Story Inspires a Supporter from Massachusetts to Take Action

Michael Cavallo is a Massachusetts resident and local climate change activist. He saw his state was lacking protections […]
February 25, 2020

Ayaan Hirsi Ali – The Market for Victimhood

Last month our Founder, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, spoke at the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Benson Center for […]
February 25, 2020

‘I Had No Idea I Was an FGM Survivor Until a Nurse Asked During a Routine Screening’ – Global Citizen

Just imagine yourself as a 7-year-old child on an ordinary day, playing outside, and suddenly being grabbed by […]
February 24, 2020

Egypt to try doctor, parents for female genital mutilation – Associated Press

SAMY MAGDY (AP) — Egypt’s chief prosecutor Saturday referred a physician to criminal trial for allegedly mutilating the […]
February 19, 2020

France’s Macron announces ‘crack down’ on ‘Islamist separatism’ – EuroNews

French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Tuesday that France would crack down on Islamist separatism and would end […]
February 18, 2020
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‘We don’t want our girls to get married’: Push to raise wedding age to 18 – Minnesota Star Tribune

An effort to raise Minnesota’s legal marriage age to 18 without exception appears to be gaining traction at […]
February 17, 2020

After Growing Up in a Warzone, CTU Co-Founder Dedicates Life to Fighting Extremism

Faisal Saeed al-Mutar, founder of Ideas Beyond Borders and co-founder of the Critical Thinking Unit (CTU) Campus Program, […]
February 13, 2020

Bill to restrict child marriages in Wyoming defeated in the House – Casper Star Tribune

CHEYENNE — For the second straight year, the Wyoming House of Representatives voted down a bill to restrict […]
February 11, 2020

Female genital mutilation is a chronic global problem. It demands a global response – Euronews

In 2015, 193 countries committed to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which set out a “blueprint to […]
February 5, 2020

Take Action: Demand Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

15 states in the U.S. still do not have any laws protecting girls from this child abuse. With […]
January 31, 2020

Advocates push for anti-female genital mutilation law; Mass. one of 15 states without protections

Beacon Hill lawmakers and advocates seeking to end the practice of female genital mutilation or cutting were anxiously […]
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