AHA Foundation news on Female Genital Mutilation


May 21, 2018

Female Genital Mutilation Report – Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release – Monday, May 21st 2018 New report shows which states are worst performers […]
February 6, 2018

International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE TIME’S UP ON POLITICAL STALEMATE AROUND FGM IN MAINE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ZERO TOLERANCE FOR FEMALE […]
January 22, 2018

Pennsylvania HB 413 Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE PUSH TO OUTLAW FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION IN PENNSYLVANIA For immediate release: Monday 22 January 2018 Pennsylvania […]
January 21, 2018

The Cut: Female Genital Mutilation in the Modern World

By: Madari Pendas For many, the subject of female genital mutilation is an uncomfortable and difficult topic to […]
January 15, 2018

New Hampshire HB 1739 Media Release

MEDIA ALERT: FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION & CHILD MARRIAGE EXPERT SPEAKING IN NEW HAMPSHIRE THIS WEEK AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW […]
December 29, 2017

FGM in Sri Lanka: It’s never ‘just a nick’ – Al Jazeera

For decades, female genital mutilation (FGM) has been practiced in Sri Lanka. However, to those outside the practicing […]
December 26, 2017

Couple accused of genital mutilation of their daughter at Dublin home to face trial – Independent

A couple are to face trial accused of genital mutilation of their daughter at their home in Dublin. […]
December 23, 2017

FGM is a real danger to many young girls – Belfast Telegraph

Christmas is usually a happy time for children and families. However, for a small number of girls in […]
December 19, 2017

Girls could be flown abroad to undergo FGM during Christmas holidays, officials warn as more than 1,000 cases reported – The Independent

Girls may be forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) abroad during the Christmas holidays, authorities have warned […]
December 11, 2017

How Women From The U.S. Could Be At Risk Of Genital Mutilation – NPR

Young women from the U.S. are at increasing risk of a dangerous ritual known as female genital mutilation. […]
December 9, 2017

It’s Time To Break The Silence Over This Shockingly Common Practice – Refinery 29

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 200 million women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), […]
December 9, 2017

How to fight female genital mutilation with economics – CNN

Seleiman Bishagazi never enjoyed the benefits of a university education, but he’s smarter on a basic human rights […]
December 3, 2017

Husband forces wife to undergo FGM – Standard

I was recently talking to a group of girlfriends about Culture and the topic on Female Genital Mutilation […]
December 3, 2017

Female circumcision in Sri Lanka is ‘just a nick’, not mutilation: supporters – Reuters

Members of Sri Lanka’s Muslim communities have strongly condemned criticism of ancient cutting rituals performed on girls, saying […]
November 24, 2017

Butter knife or sharp blade? Either way, FGM survivors in Sri Lanka want it to stop – Reuters

When her daughter turned seven, and it was time for the “khatna” – a female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
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