January 21, 2021

AHA Foundation’s Top 5 Blogs of 2020

Jan. 22, 2021 These are our stories that resonated most with our supporters in 2020. They were excited […]
January 21, 2021

Despite Federal Ban, Girls Are Still in Danger in States Without Legislation for Female Genital Mutilation

Jan. 22, 2021 Just this month, the STOP FGM Act of 2020 was signed into law, providing protection […]
January 14, 2021

Woman Indicted By Federal Grand Jury in FBI’s First-Ever Charges for Transporting a Child Outside of U.S. For FGM

For the first time ever, charges have been brought against someone for allegedly transporting a child outside of […]
January 14, 2021

Grand Jury Indicts Texas Woman for Transporting Minor for the Purpose of Female Genital Mutilation – Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release – Thursday, January 14, 2021 Grand Jury Indicts Texas Woman for Transporting Minor […]
January 14, 2021

January Newsletter: Why our fight against FGM is far from over, Top blogs of 2020

This month, the STOP FGM Act of 2020 was signed into law, marking one of the biggest wins […]
January 12, 2021

Thousands of child marriages in Canada spark concern over global leadership – Reuters

Jan 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Thousands of girls in Canada have been married before turning 18, researchers […]
January 7, 2021

U.S. toughens ban on ‘abhorrent’ female genital mutilation – Reuters

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The United States has toughened its ban on the “abhorrent practice” of female genital […]
January 6, 2021

Video Editing Intern

Video Editing Intern Number of hours each week: 10-20 Length of assignment: Three months Overview: Established by Ayaan […]
January 5, 2021

Is The Pandemic Causing A Surge In Female Genital Mutilation? – NPR

In early December, Christine Ghati Alfons taught a menstrual hygiene class to a group of girls, 10 to […]
January 5, 2021

Many African, Asian families marry off daughters amid virus – East Oregonian

KOIDU, Sierra Leone (AP) — The man first caught a glimpse of Marie Kamara as she ran with […]
January 5, 2021

‘Empower girls to reduce incidence of child marriages’ – The New Indian Express

CHENNAI: Against the backdrop of high incidence of child marriages across South Asian countries, the Feminist Inquiries into […]
December 21, 2020

2020 Annual Report

2020 HIGHLIGHTS Helped pass a federal anti-FGM ban through the House of Representatives and Senate through advocacy with […]
December 18, 2020

Congress delivers an early holiday gift to women and girls in America – The Hill

Congress delivered a long-overdue holiday gift to thousands of young women and girls in the United States. The […]
December 17, 2020

The President Should Sign the Bill Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation – National Review

A rare worthwhile bipartisan bill has passed Congress that will outlaw female genital mutilation as a matter of federal law. […]
December 16, 2020

Against All Odds, U.S. Congress Passes Federal FGM Ban

12-16-2020 Update from January 5: President Trump signed the STOP FGM Act of 2020 into law after it was […]
December 14, 2020

December Newsletter: In the Words of Survivors

At AHA Foundation, breaking the silence about female genital mutilation (FGM), child and forced marriage, and other harmful […]
December 14, 2020

Almost 2,000 FGM cases identified in Germany last year – Deutsche Welle

A rights group found evidence of 2,000 women, including some 200 minors, in Germany last year who underwent […]
December 10, 2020

Fighting for Her Dreams: How Shagufa Found Freedom from Forced Marriage

At the age of 16, Shagufa, then living in Afghanistan, was forced into a marriage with a man […]
December 10, 2020

‘These Girls Are Being Cut and Married in Droves’ – The New York Times

A deep, sonorous melody pierces the night sky when young Samburu warriors celebrate an impending marriage. These songs, […]
December 10, 2020

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: “Thoughts from a Life: Scruton and the West” – The Rodger Scruton Legacy Foundation

Roger Scruton was not only a kind and dear friend to me, but his intellectual work solidified my […]
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