November 26, 2019

November Newsletter: Uniting voices of ex-Muslims and Muslim reformers; Joanna Vergoth helps FGM survivors deal with trauma

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Two years ago, after working on my bestselling book Heretic it became clear to me that […]
October 26, 2019

October Newsletter: Ayaan speaks at Pepperdine University, U.S.-born FGM survivor tells her story, and a progress update on the fight against FGM in the U.S.

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, On International Day of the Girl Child last week, thousands of supporters, people like you, […]
September 26, 2019

September Newsletter: No justice for victims in first federal case against FGM in the U.S., stepmom and wife at the age of 15, AHA Foundation on the frontlines of educating professionals about FGM and child marriage

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, As somebody who cares about protecting girls from female genital mutilation (FGM) in the […]
August 27, 2019

August newsletter: Ban FGM by 2020 campaign launched, Senior Director attends ALEC conference, Direct helpline provides necessary

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, This month, we launched a challenge both to legislators and to you, our loyal […]
July 27, 2019

July newsletter: Join AHA Foundation’s campus program, Rep. Maloney stands up for women’s rights in the U.S., Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signs anti-FGM legislation

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Last month, we celebrated Pennsylvania finally banning female genital mutilation (FGM). O ur Executive Director, […]
June 27, 2019

June newsletter: Arkansas passes one of the most comprehensive anti-FGM bills, Is your state’s FGM ban effective?, Pennsylvania moves to become the 34th state to ban FGM

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Because of supporters like you, the movement against female genital mutilation (FGM) in the […]
June 27, 2019

Countering the dangerous echo chamber of ideas on North American campuses, Father convicted of honor killings in Houston, Texas sentenced, and more

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Thanks to supporters like you who make our work possible, we continue to speak […]
May 21, 2019

May Newsletter: Former UK politician uses her expertise to fight FGM in the U.S., CTF fellow faces backlash over planning campus event, South Carolina criminalizes FGM

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, This month, South Carolina became the 33rd state to ban female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
April 21, 2019

April newsletter: Child marriage survivor’s miraculous escape leads to advocacy, AHA Foundation supports the Equal Rights Amendment, American gynecologist connects with FGM survivors

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Imagine you are eight years old and your parents tell you that they have […]
March 21, 2019

March Newsletter: 19-year-old New Hampshire legislator fights to protect children, Campus program fellows share the ups and downs of engaging peers in contentious topics, U.S. senators introduce legislation to close immigration loophole

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, This month Senator Ron Johnson proposed legislation that would close immigration visa loopholes that […]
February 20, 2019

February Newsletter: Call on Congress to close the loophole responsible for thousands of child marriages, Professor details the history of child marriage in the U.S., Social worker from Connecticut speaks out on advocacy

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, On Valentine’s Day, we launched a petition asking supporters to urge Congress to close the immigration […]
January 20, 2019

January Newsletter: Our year in review, U.S. government allows thousands of child brides via visa loophole, most visited blogs of 2018, Ohio bans FGM

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, As we enter 2019, we look back with a grateful heart at all your […]
December 27, 2018

What a devastating ruling in the first ever federal trial against FGM means for girls at risk, Survivors of FGM will not stay on the sidelines, Online campaigns push to normalize FGM

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Last month brought shocking news when the Michigan judge presiding over the first-ever prosecution […]
December 20, 2018

What a devastating ruling in the first ever federal trial against FGM means for girls at risk, Survivors of FGM will not stay on the sidelines, Online campaigns push to normalize FGM

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Last month brought shocking news when the Michigan judge presiding over the first-ever prosecution of […]
November 27, 2018

FGM survivor details journey to recovery, Supporters dedicate their birthdays to AHA Foundation’s mission, Amplify your impact next week during #GivingTuesday

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Thank you so much for taking time during these busy, pre-Thanksgiving days to reach […]
October 27, 2018

U.S. visa loophole enables child marriage, Pennsylvania House of Representatives passes FGM bill after five years, Psychology students at U.S. universities lack training on addressing traumas of honor violence, and a child marriage survivor speaks out.

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, The U.S. government spends millions of dollars trying to stop child marriage abroad, but […]
October 20, 2018

U.S. visa loophole enables child marriage, Pennsylvania House of Representatives passes FGM bill after five years, Psychology students at U.S. universities lack training on addressing traumas of honor violence, and a child marriage survivor speaks out.

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, The U.S. government spends millions of dollars trying to stop child marriage abroad, but leaves […]
September 15, 2018

September Newsletter: AHA Foundation files Amucis Curiae in first ever prosecuted FGM case, Bipartisan coalition urges Congress to add anti-FGM language to VAWA, McGill University professor sheds light on child marriage in the U.S., and more

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, After defense lawyers challenged the federal law’s constitutionality in the first-ever prosecuted female genital mutilation […]
July 24, 2018

Muslim reformer speaks about mainstreaming of Islamism, Pediatricians in the US lack training to recognize genital mutilation in girls, and more

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, This month we celebrate New Hampshire becoming the 27th state to ban female genital mutilation […]
June 27, 2018

Two podcast appearances, Survivor of FGM fights for human rights for everyone, AHA Foundation campus program fellows promote free thinking on U.S. campuses, and more.

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, This month we are celebrating a victory in New Jersey! We provided written testimony for committee […]