AHA Foundation news on Female Genital Mutilation


June 26, 2020

Female genital mutilation: Report shows 68,000 victims in Germany – Deutsche Welle

The amount of women and girls in Germany who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) has increased to […]
June 22, 2020

AHA Helpline Manager Reports: “While Circumstances May Be Different, Emotions Remain the Same”

The people who run AHA Foundation’s helpline are often unsung heroes in our fight against female genital mutilation […]
June 17, 2020

Why coronavirus has placed millions more girls at risk of FGM – The Guardian

Covid-19 has exposed just how much work remains to be done to wipe out female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
June 15, 2020

Figures show ‘at least 10’ FGM victims identified in the surrounding areas of Bradford – The Telegraph & Argus

Doctors say at least ten victims of female genital mutilation were seen by NHS services in the surrounding areas […]
June 5, 2020

Despite recent historic gains in ending FGM, Somalia sees dramatic increase – The World

During the worldwide COVID-19 lockdown, activists in some countries made historic gains in the fight to stop the […]
June 5, 2020

Egypt to prosecute doctor, father over genital cutting of three girls – Reuters

CAIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Egyptian authorities have said they will prosecute the father of three girls who […]
May 27, 2020

A new Kentucky law criminalizing FGM has been dubbed “Jenny’s Law” in her honor

When Jenny (who asked us not to use her last name) was five, she was taken on a […]
May 26, 2020

Activists Call For Investigation Into Case Of Female Genital Mutilation, Saying It Would Be A First For Russia – RFERL

The girl screamed and struggled but was held down by medical staff and her stepmother when female genital […]
November 6, 2019

Female genital mutilation survivor educates Tech community – DailyToreader.com

Female genital mutilation is a human rights issue impacting girls and women around the world, yet many people […]
September 20, 2019

Court Denies House Motion to Intervene in Michigan FGM Case – Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release – Friday September 20, 2019 Court Denies House Motion to Intervene in Michigan […]
September 3, 2019

Female genital mutilation happens in Kentucky. We must ban this barbaric practice – Courier Journal

Julie Raque Adams (left) is a Kentucky state senator from Louisville; Amanda Parker (right) is the Senior Director at […]
June 25, 2019

Interview with Amanda Parker on the Ayaan Hirsi Foundation, Violence Against Women, FGM, and Child Marriage – In-Sight Journal

Amanda Parker is the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Director of the AHA Foundation. She discusses: background; tasks […]
June 20, 2019

PA Senate Passes Bill to Make Female Genital Mutilation a Felony in Pennsylvania – CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – On Wednesday, June 19, the Pennsylvania Senate passed House Bill 315, which would classify Female Genital Mutilation as […]
April 8, 2019

Episode 87: Amanda Parker – AHA Foundation – Womenace to Society with Lisa Landry

AHA Foundation’s Senior Director, Amanda Parker, was featured on the Womenace to Society with Lisa Landry. They cover […]
February 28, 2019

Female Genital Mutilation Remains Legal Across Most Of Region While Idaho Eyes Legislation – Wyoming Public Media

Idaho may soon follow Colorado’s lead and pass legislation banning female genital mutilation. Late last year, a federal […]