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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 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, […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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, […]
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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