October 17, 2019

Ayaan Hirsi Ali at Pepperdine University: “The (Transformative) Power of Women”

After facing repeated attempts, some of which were successful, to ban her from speaking on U.S. college campuses, […]
October 16, 2019

Our Supporters Fuel 2019 Legislative Successes in the Fight to End FGM

While the movement against female genital mutilation (FGM) in the U.S has been dealt several hard-hitting blows over […]
October 16, 2019

Vulnerable teenage girls to be targeted in airport bathrooms to stop them from being taken overseas and forced into arranged marriages – Daily Mail

Airport bathrooms will be targeted as part of a new campaign to crackdown on predators who are forcing […]
October 10, 2019

Kentucky Survivor Breaks Silence About Genital Mutilation

I am a white, Christian woman who was born and raised in the United States. When I was […]
October 10, 2019

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month — How Aware Are We? – InsideSources

“America is the home of the brave and the land of the free. When people seek haven in […]
October 3, 2019

When health workers harm: the medicalization of female genital mutilation in Egypt – UNFPA

CAIRO, Egypt – Female genital mutilation has been outlawed in Egypt for more than a decade, but it remains […]
September 26, 2019

Vermont lawmakers urged to ban female genital mutilation – VT Digger

An anti-female genital mutilation organization is urging Vermont lawmakers, and those from 15 other states, to enact laws […]
September 25, 2019

It’s All About Health for Women and Girls: Ghada Khan on Ending FGM – Philanthropy Women

An estimated 3.9 million girls around the world are at risk of female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) […]
September 20, 2019

Court Denies House Motion to Intervene in Michigan FGM Case – Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release – Friday September 20, 2019 Court Denies House Motion to Intervene in Michigan […]
September 19, 2019

No Justice for Victims in First Federal Case Against FGM in the U.S.

AHA Foundation is greatly disappointed to report that the first federal prosecution of allegedly performing female genital mutilation […]
September 18, 2019

How I became a Stepmom and Wife at 15 in America

At the age of 15, Genevieve was forced into a marriage against her will. Now in her 30s, […]
September 17, 2019

Texas Man Convicted Of Killing His Daughter’s Husband And Her Best Friend In ‘Honor Killings’ – Oxygen

When Nesreen Irsan, a 23-year-old Muslim, ran away from home, converted to Christianity and married her American boyfriend, Coty Beavers, no […]
September 16, 2019

Court declines House Democrats’ motion to intervene in genital mutilation case – The Detroit News

Washington — A federal court has denied House Democrats’ request to intervene in the appeal of a Michigan criminal […]
September 13, 2019

The Violence Against Women Act must also combat female genital mutilation – Washington Examiner

his week, the Violence Against Women Act turns 25 years old. The act was passed in 1994 with […]
September 12, 2019

Child marriage should end in Idaho – Post Register

I just returned from back-to-back industry conferences. Each year when I meet new people and say I’m from […]
September 11, 2019

End child marriage in the U.S.? You might be surprised at who’s opposed – NBC News

A bill that would have ended child marriage in Idaho — which has no minimum age for couples […]
September 3, 2019

Female genital mutilation happens in Kentucky. We must ban this barbaric practice – Courier Journal

Julie Raque Adams (left) is a Kentucky state senator from Louisville; Amanda Parker (right) is the Senior Director at […]
August 29, 2019

Alabama legislature passes new marriage certificate law – WCBI

LAMAR COUNTY, Ala. (WCBI) – Some objections to signing marriage licenses for same-sex couples led to a change […]
August 26, 2019

Our Message at 2019 ALEC Annual Meeting: “Ban FGM in the U.S. by 2020”

On August 14th, 2019, Senior Director, Amanda Parker, spoke to state legislators at the 46th American Legislative Exchange […]
August 15, 2019

AHA Foundation’s Helpline Ensures Girls Seeking Safety From Abuse Are Not Alone

For over a decade, AHA Foundation has worked to achieve its mission by providing direct assistance through our […]
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