February 19, 2019

New guidance on handling child pride petitions – APNewsBreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced new rules Friday to scrutinize petitions to bring in underage spouses […]
February 12, 2019

Christopher Chope, UK lawmaker who blocked FGM law, urged to resign – CNN International

A British Member of Parliament has faced cross-party commendation and calls to resign after blocking a law that […]
February 11, 2019

Sheikha Latifa: Dubai royal defends Mary Robinson visit – BBC News

The wife of the ruler of Dubai says she is grateful that a former president of Ireland visited […]
February 7, 2019

Ohio now 28th state to criminalize female genital mutilation as CDC estimates 24,320 are at risk – News5Cleveland

The image above is a stock image. CLEVELAND — Wednesday, Feb. 6 is International Day of Zero Tolerance […]
February 6, 2019

Cutting Away the Sexual Ferocity of Babies; A Blog by CTU Fellow on Zero Tolerance Policies for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Grace Roebuck is a junior at Vassar College and a fellow of AHA Foundation campus program, Critical Thinking […]
February 5, 2019

FGM ‘increasingly performed on UK babies’ – BBC News

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is increasingly being performed on babies and infants in the UK, the Victoria Derbyshire […]
February 4, 2019

FGM: Mother guilty of genital mutilation of daughter – BBC News

A woman who mutilated her three-year-old daughter has become the first person in the UK to be found […]
January 31, 2019

Protecting Girls from Genital Mutilation in Massachusetts

Since 2013, AHA Foundation has been working in the state of Massachusetts to criminalize female genital mutilation (FGM). […]
January 30, 2019

US facilitating forced marriage of children: Immigration loophole invoked hundreds of times each year – The Hill

The AHA Foundation informed the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee a year ago about a loophole […]
January 30, 2019

Child Brides in America – Player.fm

Our Senior Director, Amanda Parker, is featured on Nightside with Dan Shea speaking about the immigration loophole that […]
January 30, 2019

AHA Foundation’s Most Shared Blogs of 2018

With the new year upon us, we invite you to look back with us and catch up on […]
January 23, 2019

Student Activists Fighting for Social Justice at Harvard

Natalie Le, author of this blog,  is a student at Harvard University pursuing a master’s degree in government. […]
January 22, 2019

Advocates slam thousands of child marriages in U.S., demand Congress act – NBC News

The image above is a stock image. When Fraidy Reiss took on stopping child marriages in the United […]
January 18, 2019

‘Lack of awareness’ around forced marriage law – BBC News

Potential victims in areas where forced marriage is prevalent are unaware it is a crime, a charity has […]
January 16, 2019

Kenyan girl’s rescue shows community key to ending child marriage – Reuters

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The rare rescue of a 12-year-old Kenyan girl forced to marry and have […]
January 15, 2019

Forced marriages: US approved thousands of child bride requests over past decade – The Hilltop Monitor

The United States claims to be a strong opponent of child marriage around the world. The data raises […]
January 11, 2019

Federal Loophole Enables Child Marriage in the U.S. – Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release – Friday, January 11, 2019 Federal Loophole Enables Child Marriage in the U.S. […]
January 11, 2019

AHA Foundation was first to expose immigration loophole that enables child marriage in the U.S.

While responding to requests for help from girls at risk and survivors of forced and child marriage over […]
January 8, 2019

Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman ends airport hotel standoff – BBC News

The image above is a stock image. An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend […]
January 7, 2019

Laramie lawmaker introduces bill to ban child marriage – Casper Star Tribune

Depending on the circumstances, it is technically legal for one to marry a minor in 47 states across […]
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