AHA Foundation news on Female Genital Mutilation


October 6, 2021

Our Reaction to the First Federal FGM Case Dismissal: We Lost a Battle, But Are Resolute in Winning This War

10-06-2021 United States of America v. Nagarwala, et al (17-20274) Eastern District of Michigan United States District Court […]
October 4, 2021

Judge dismisses most serious remaining charge against doctor accused of genital mutilation – The Detroit News

A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed the most serious remaining charge against a doctor accused of female genital […]
January 21, 2021

Despite Federal Ban, Girls Are Still in Danger in States Without Legislation for Female Genital Mutilation

Jan. 22, 2021 Just this month, the STOP FGM Act of 2020 was signed into law, providing protection […]
January 14, 2021

Grand Jury Indicts Texas Woman for Transporting Minor for the Purpose of Female Genital Mutilation – Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release – Thursday, January 14, 2021 Grand Jury Indicts Texas Woman for Transporting Minor […]
October 8, 2020

By Slowing Down the Senate, Pandemic Crisis Threatens a Historic Victory Against FGM in the U.S.

October 11, 2020 In 2018, the federal ban outlawing FGM was ruled unconstitutional. Ever since then, AHA Foundation, […]
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 29, 2020

On the Cusp of the Victory – Fate of Federal FGM Ban is Now in the Hands of the Senate

We have hit a crucial time in our fight against female genital mutilation (FGM). On September 24, 2020, […]
August 6, 2020

Massachusetts Senate Passes Bill to Criminalize Female Genital Mutilation – Revere Journal

The Massachusetts State Senate unanimously passed legislation to criminalize the practice of female genital mutilation and cutting, also […]
July 31, 2020

Historic Bill To End Female Genital Mutilation in New Zealand – Scoop Independent News

New Zealand First welcomes the passage of the Crimes (Definition of Female Genital Mutilation) Amendment Bill today, which […]
July 31, 2020

Historic Bill To End Female Genital Mutilation in New Zealand – Scoop Independent News

New Zealand First welcomes the passage of the Crimes (Definition of Female Genital Mutilation) Amendment Bill today, which […]
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 21, 2020

Funding to stop female genital mutilation reduced by 76 percent despite hundreds of new cases each month – The Independent

Funding to eliminate female genital mutilation (FGM) has been reduced by a “shocking” 76 per cent, triggering accusations that ministers […]
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 […]
July 6, 2020

Sudan’s bid to ban genital mutilation sparks hope, caution – Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — It’s been more than 60 years. But the scene is seared still into Kawthar Ali’s […]
July 1, 2020

UN Calls for End to Practices Threatening Women, Girls Worldwide – VOA News

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has called for urgent action to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage […]