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August 23, 2017

AHA Supporter Appeals to Miami Herald, Brings Attention To Child Marriage in Florida

Pictured from right to left is our Senior Director, Amanda Parker, with Members of World Wings including Alicia […]
August 23, 2017

Representative Heather Sirocki of Maine and Why the Bill Against Female Genital Mutilation Keeps Being Shot Down in Her State

This month, the AHA Foundation sat down with Maine State Representative, Heather Sirocki, who has served the Scarborough […]
August 23, 2017

Survivor of Female Genital Mutilation Pleads to Other Parents to Have Mercy on Their Girls

It is the recovery room in a hospital in Egypt. The girl is six or seven years old. […]
July 19, 2017

American Psychotherapist Devotes Her Career to Helping Survivors of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) Heal From Trauma

Psychotherapist, Joanna Vergoth, has advocated against FGM for over 15 years. The AHA Foundation had the pleasure to […]
July 19, 2017

While His State Makes the News Due to Cases of Genital Mutilation, This Michigan Physician Argues for Cutting Off the Roots of the Practice

Dr. Mohammed Arsiwala is a board certified internist who practices urgent care medicine in Southeast Michigan. He is […]
July 19, 2017

Books that Have Inspired Us: AHA’s Summer Reading Recommendations

A good book can take you into another person’s world. At the AHA Foundation we encourage supporters to […]
June 22, 2017

U.S. Campuses Harbor Censorship, Obstruct Free Speech in Battle of Ideas

Zouhair giving a speech at his university. By Zouhair Mazouz, Director of Campus Initiatives at the AHA Foundation […]
June 22, 2017

Female Genital Cutting Case in Michigan Urges State Legislators to Enact Anti-FGM Law

By Amanda Parker, Senior Director of the AHA Foundation The AHA Foundation has successfully worked with many states […]
June 22, 2017

Shocked About Child Marriage in Massachusetts, High School Student Takes Action to Help Stop the Abuse

In Massachusetts between 2010 and 2014 almost 200 children, mostly girls were married, some as young as 15. […]
May 25, 2017

How Dr. Marci Bowers, Specialist in FGM Reconstructive Surgery, Is Helping Women Across the US

Dr. Marci Bowers is considered an innovator and pioneer in the medical field. She is the first trans […]
May 24, 2017

You Can Help End FGM in the United States

Little girls are having their genitals mutilated right here in the United States. Though we’ve known it was […]
May 24, 2017

The Arrest of Doctor from Detroit Helps Break the Silence Around Cutting Girls in the US

By: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Even though we have had Federal laws in place since 1996 against female genital […]
April 12, 2017

AHA Foundation, Ideas Beyond Borders US University Campus Collaboration Program – Call for Fellowship Applications

The AHA Foundation, along with partner Ideas Beyond Borders, is excited to announce our search for US university […]
April 12, 2017

An Interview With Eris Perese, Author of Abbey’s Search for Sanctuary

 This month, we interviewed Eris Perese, author of Abbey's Search for Sanctuary. Ms. Perese became inspired to raise […]
April 11, 2017

Anthony Freda and the Use of Art to Promote Human Rights and Peace

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily […]