January 23, 2020

KY takes step to ban female genital mutilation – Kentucky General Assembly Legislative News Releases

Frankfort – The state Senate unanimously approved legislation today that would ban female genital mutilation. “This is a […]
January 16, 2020

Bill banning female genital mutilation advances in Senate – WQTV

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – A bill that would make female genital mutilation (FGM) illegal was introduced and passed […]
January 14, 2020

Female genital mutilation bill introduced in KY – Wave3 News

(WAVE) – Kentucky lawmakers have introduced a new bill that would outlaw female genital mutilation. A similar bill […]
January 9, 2020

AHA Foundation’s Most Shared Blogs in 2019

With the new year upon us, we invite you to look back with us and catch up on […]
January 6, 2020

Human rights activist, Islam critic to speak this month at CU Boulder – DailyCamera

A human rights activist and outspoken critic of Islam will speak this month at the University of Colorado […]
December 19, 2019

2019 Annual Report

2019 HIGHLIGHTS Upheld our position as the national leader in anti-FGM advocacy and played key roles in five […]
December 16, 2019

2019 Impact Report Video

During this time of reflection on the past year, we look back at the challenges we have overcome […]
December 12, 2019

‘Big Sisters’ ride to rescue of Nepali child brides – Reuters

SURKHET, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – If it wasn’t for her self-annointed “Big Sister”, Punam Pun Magar would […]
December 11, 2019

2019 Donor Spotlight

The holiday season is all about giving back. At AHA Foundation, we want to take this time to […]
December 10, 2019

The 15 States That Risk Becoming Destinations for Performing FGM

Fifteen states and Washington, D.C. continuously fail to protect women and girls from female genital mutilation (FGM). Horrifically, […]
December 5, 2019

Advocates push to outlaw child marriage in Michigan, citing sexual abuse concerns – Michigan Advance

The state Legislature has yet to take up a bipartisan bill package that would outlaw child marriages by […]
November 26, 2019

Advocates Push for Law Banning Female Genital Mutilation in Kentucky – Spectrum News 1

FRANKFORT, Ky. – It’s an uncomfortable topic but one that advocates say needs to be talked about. AHA Foundation, […]
November 26, 2019

Our Thanksgiving Message to You

George Zarubin, Executive Director This year I am so grateful for the dedicated team we have at the […]
November 19, 2019

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Op-eds on Combating Islamism

Our Founder, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, has frequently focused on combating Islamism in her writings. We have compiled some of her […]
November 19, 2019

Amplifying and Uniting Voices of Muslim Reformers and ex-Muslims

  In our mission to bring our Founder’s ideas into practice, this October, in cooperation with the Hoover […]
November 18, 2019

The Psychological Consequences of Female Genital Mutilation & Helping Survivors Deal with Trauma

Joanna Vergoth is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in trauma. For the last 20 years she has dedicated herself […]
November 6, 2019

Female genital mutilation survivor educates Tech community – DailyToreader.com

Female genital mutilation is a human rights issue impacting girls and women around the world, yet many people […]
November 5, 2019

Books Not Bombs: Translating the Western Canon for the Islamic World at University of Texas at Austin

Video Link:   Event Description:   Female Genital Mutilation: A Survivor’s Story took place Tuesday, November 5 at […]
November 4, 2019

“I was a passport to this man”: Bill to close child marriage loopholes languishes in Congress – CBS News

Naila Amin was just 13 years old when her parents took her from her home in Queens, New […]
November 1, 2019

CBSN Originals: Child marriage – CBS News

In 2018, Delaware and New Jersey became the first states to ban marriage under the age of 18 […]
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