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October 30, 2017

Representative Dave Trott Fights for Stronger Legislation Against Female Genital Mutilation, “I want to ensure our girls are safe”

The AHA Foundation was honored to sit down with Representative Dave Trott’s office last month to discuss the […]
October 30, 2017

William and Mary Law Professor Warns Child Marriage Robs American Youth of Education and Prosperity

This month, the AHA Foundation spoke with William & Mary Law Professor, Vivian Hamilton. Professor Hamilton received her […]
October 30, 2017

Award-winning Playwright Tackles Ideas of Free Speech and Dangers of Extremism

Natalie Menna is an actress and the playwright of the award-winning play Committed, a historical fiction depicting the […]
October 10, 2017

Faisal Saeed Al Mutar at University of Maryland, College Park, “Freedom of Expression in the Arab World”

Event Description: Faisal Saeed al-Mutar was born in Iraq and admitted to the United States as a refugee […]
September 20, 2017

Update on the First Female Genital Mutilation Case in the U.S. – Trial Postponed as More Charged in Case

Theodore Levin Courthouse, Detroit, Michigan. Photo by: C Hanchey and can be found here. United States of America v. […]
September 20, 2017

A Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellow is Not Afraid to Do the Right Thing to Combat Forced Marriage

Laura Vidal, Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellow Laura Vidal is a Social Worker with a Masters in Human […]
September 20, 2017

After Honor Killing of Noor Almaleki, Ending Honor Violence in the U.S. Became Detective Boughey’s Life Purpose

This month, the AHA Foundation sat down with Detective Chris Boughey of the Peoria Police Department to discuss […]
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 […]
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