AHA Foundation news on Female Genital Mutilation


February 20, 2017

Senate approves criminal penalties for female genital mutilation

The Virginia Senate unanimously passed a bill that would criminalize the act of female genital mutilation by categorizing […]
February 20, 2017

Bill would outlaw female circumcision in Virginia

The General Assembly is considering a bill that would make the practice of female genital mutilation a misdemeanor […]
February 9, 2017

Study: A New Strategy To Stop Female Genital Mutilation

Why does female genital mutilation (FGM) — a practice that the U.N. has classified as violence against women […]
February 9, 2017

Women must undergo female genital mutilation to curb male ‘sexual weakness’, Egyptian MP says

An Egyptian MP has said women must undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) to help curb male “sexual weakness”. […]
February 9, 2017

Va. Senate OKs Sen. Black’s bill to outlaw female circumcision

The Virginia Senate passed a bill Thursday that would make the practice of female genital mutilation a misdemeanor […]
February 9, 2017

Protect girls from genital mutilation in Massachusetts

What you are about to read may disturb you. It is not against the law in Massachusetts for […]
January 19, 2017

Call the Midwife confronts female genital mutilation in new series

Call The Midwife is to tackle the controversial issue of female genital mutilation, with a storyline set among the […]
January 6, 2017

Female Genital Mutilation is a Problem in the US

Interim Executive Director, Amanda Parker, was featured in an article written by VICE, Emmy Award Winning Documentary series […]
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