December 3, 2020

Controversial ‘virginity tests’ sold by UK clinics – BBC

Women are being offered controversial “virginity tests” at British medical clinics, an investigation by BBC Newsbeat and 100 Women has […]
November 13, 2020

Philippines’ Senate approves bill declaring child marriage a crime – Manila Bulletin

The Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading the bill prohibiting and declaring child marriage as […]
November 13, 2020

Maharashtra, India: 214 child marriages stopped amid lockdown – The Free Press Journal

In a bid to end the harmful practice of child marriage across Maharashtra, the Women and Child Development […]
November 13, 2020

7 arrested in Narok after morning crackdown on FGM perpetrators – KBC News

Narok South Deputy County Commissioner Felix Kisalu said the seven, five girls and two women who were arrested […]
October 23, 2020

Kenyan efforts to end FGM suffer blow with victims paraded in ‘open defiance’ – The Guardian

Kenya has seen a setback in its progress to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM) after an open parade in […]
October 6, 2020

Coronavirus risks ‘greatest surge in child marriages in 25 years’ – BBC News

The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a spike in child marriages globally, reversing 25 years of progress on […]
October 6, 2020

‘So old he was losing his hair’: survivors urge MPs to end scandal of UK’s child brides – The Guardian

When Payzee Mahmod was married at 16 to a man nearly twice her age she didn’t understand the […]
October 6, 2020

Sydney woman tells why COVID-19 makes her worried for vulnerable girls – The New Daily

This is not the first time I’ve lived through a lockdown. For most of my teenage years I […]
October 1, 2020

Parliament committee approves citizen’s initiative on FGM Ban – News Now Finland

The cross-party Parliamentary Legal Committee has voted unanimously to approve a citizen’s initiative to ban female genital mutilation. […]
September 17, 2020

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Writes “To Even Debate Immigration, We Must Use the Right Language”

A warning cry has begun that COVID will mean the end of immigration. On the surface, the numbers […]
September 10, 2020

United States Ambassador Bremer Reflects on Working to Improve Women’s Rights in Iraq Post 9/11

Like many other AHA Foundation supporters, Ambassador Bremer joined our cause after learning about the journey and work […]
September 9, 2020

Why Covid school closures are making girls marry early – The Guardian

Samita (not her real name) is 17 and lives in the Lamjung district of Nepal. It was never easy, […]
September 9, 2020

Early Marriages in India: No Child’s Play – The Diplomat

Sixteen-year-old Arti Mukhia, a bright class eight student at a municipal school in Alwar, Rajasthan won’t be going […]
September 8, 2020

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Republicans should campaign hard for votes of immigrants like me who are US citizens – Fox News

As I watched the recently concluded Republican National Convention, I was happy to see so many immigrant stories highlighted […]
August 27, 2020

FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive Yaser Abdel Said Now in Custody After Committing Honor Killings in 2008 – FBI

Yaser Abdel Said, a capital murder suspect wanted in connection with the homicide of his two teenage daughters, […]
August 27, 2020

Massachusetts Bans FGM After Seven-Year Push by Survivors and Advocates

August 26, 2020 It took seven years for the work to come to fruition, but on August 6 […]
August 26, 2020

Imo women groups laud UNICEF, NOA over fight against Female Genital Mutilation – The Guardian

Some women groups in Owerri West and Ehime Mbano Local Government areas of Imo State have lauded UNICEF […]
August 26, 2020
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One step at a time: UN women’s health agency helping shift dangerous social norms – UN News

One of the largest chiefdoms in Zambia’s Eastern Province is challenging harmful social norms, including child marriage, risky […]
July 24, 2020

Thousands of female genital mutilation cases identified in England in past year – Yahoo

Thousands of victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) have been identified in England in the past year. An […]
July 9, 2020

Healthcare professionals conduct 80% of FGM in Egypt – MENAFN

(MENAFN – Daily News Egypt) An estimated 8 in 10 girls in countries such as Egypt and Sudan […]
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