March 21, 2019

AHA Foundation Campus Fellows Share How They Expand Students’ Horizons on North American Universities

The Critical Thinking Unit (CTU) works to alert and activate students about dangerous traditional practices such as female genital […]
March 19, 2019

New Federal Legislation Will Curb Thousands of Child Marriages in the U.S.

Senators introduce legislation that would eliminate an immigration visa loophole that enables child marriage. AHA Foundation calls on […]
March 7, 2019

International Women’s Day – A Day of Celebration and Renewed Commitment

The fight against women’s oppression and abuse is not a thing of the past. Even in the Western […]
February 26, 2019

How One Person Can Spark a Lasting Change – A Social Worker from Connecticut Shares Lessons in Successful Advocacy

Brian Donahue, a social worker from Connecticut and a parent of three children, spends his free time advocating […]
February 26, 2019

Nicholas Syrett Exposes Forgotten History of Child Marriage in the United States

Nicholas L. Syrett is a Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the chair of the department […]
February 6, 2019

Cutting Away the Sexual Ferocity of Babies; A Blog by CTU Fellow on Zero Tolerance Policies for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Grace Roebuck is a junior at Vassar College and a fellow of AHA Foundation campus program, Critical Thinking […]
January 31, 2019

Protecting Girls from Genital Mutilation in Massachusetts

Since 2013, AHA Foundation has been working in the state of Massachusetts to criminalize female genital mutilation (FGM). […]
January 30, 2019

AHA Foundation’s Most Shared Blogs of 2018

With the new year upon us, we invite you to look back with us and catch up on […]
January 23, 2019

Student Activists Fighting for Social Justice at Harvard

Natalie Le, author of this blog,  is a student at Harvard University pursuing a master’s degree in government. […]
January 11, 2019

AHA Foundation was first to expose immigration loophole that enables child marriage in the U.S.

While responding to requests for help from girls at risk and survivors of forced and child marriage over […]
December 22, 2018

Annual Report 2018: A Year of Triumphs and Setbacks Charts a Pathway for a Bold 2030 Vision

Over the past ten years, AHA Foundation has laid the groundwork for strong, results-driven programs that fight oppression […]
December 11, 2018

Survivor voices “I just believe by now, civilization should have stopped such an act.”

Below you will find two videos of survivors speaking about being forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM). […]
December 6, 2018

You Can Unlock Her Path to Healing

Over the past 10 years, AHA Foundation has provided direct assistance to over 280 girls who were in […]
December 3, 2018

Update on the First Female Genital Mutilation Case in the U.S.: A stunning development as judge dismisses primary charges against defendants and rules anti-FGM law unconstitutional

In a shocking ruling, the district court judge presiding over the first-ever federally prosecuted case of female genital […]
November 19, 2018

Our Thanksgiving Message To You

When I reflect about our work in 2018, I want to state that I’m incredibly grateful for Ayaan […]
November 15, 2018

Cultural Practice Performed to “Complete” a Girl, Haunts Her Life

The image above is a stock image. Female genital mutilation (FGM) or female genital cutting (FGC) is a […]
November 14, 2018

Fake News on Female Genital Mutilation

The online world is inundated with websites and social media campaigns that promote false information or dangerous ideas. […]
November 7, 2018

Supporters Dedicate Their Birthdays to AHA Foundation

Facebook allows its users to dedicate their birthday to a charity of their choice. This means you can […]
November 7, 2018

Update on the First Female Genital Mutilation Case in the U.S.: Judge Grants AHA Foundation’s Motion to File Amicus Curiae Brief

United States of America v. Nagarwala, et al (17-20274) Eastern District of Michigan United States District Court At […]
October 17, 2018

Doctoral Student Calls Out Dangerous Gap in U.S. Psychology Programs

Sheriece Hooks is currently a student in clinical psychology, and holds both a M.A. in clinical psychology from […]
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