AHA Foundation news on Female Genital Mutilation

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) […]
November 24, 2017

Female Genital Mutilation Happening to an Alarming Number of U.S. Girls – Newsweek

Sudan, Somalia, Sierra Leone. Those African nations are notoriously associated with the gruesome ritual of female genital mutilation—but it […]
November 22, 2017


Egyptian journalist Rabab Azzam told her story of being circumcised at the age of 13, recounting the physical […]
November 22, 2017

Doctor at center of mutilation case freed from jail – The Detroit News

Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, the Northville doctor accused of mutilating the genitalia of “countless” young girls, was released on […]
November 21, 2017

Dawoodi Bohra women write to PM Narendra Modi against Female Genital Mutilation – The Indian Express

Several women from the Dawoodi Bohra community have come together to launch a campaign this week seeking Prime […]
November 21, 2017

ICE fights to protect girls and women from mutilation and abuse – ICE News

More than 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation, or cutting (FGM/C). FGM/C […]
November 7, 2017

FGM ‘not being taken seriously’ in Northern Ireland – BBC News

There is no departmental body taking responsibility for the issue and no plan in place to implement multi-agency […]
November 6, 2017

Londoner to be charged with causing FGM in landmark UK prosecution – Evening Standard

The 49-year-old from south London is alleged to have carried out the crime on a young girl between […]
November 3, 2017

Panel sends genital mutilation bill to U.S. House – The Detroit News

The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday advanced to the full House a bill sponsored by Rep. Dave Trott, […]
October 26, 2017

‘How to Get Away With Murder’s’ Aja Naomi King to Star in ‘A Girl From Mogadishu’ – Variety

“How to Get Away With Murder” star Aja Naomi King is portraying Somali activist Ifrah Ahmed in the biopic “A […]
October 25, 2017

GPS tether bugs me, says mom in genital mutilation case – The Detroit News

A West Bloomfield Township woman accused of delivering her daughter to a doctor who mutilated the girl’s genitalia […]
October 23, 2017

Activist Speaks On How She Survived ‘Highly Demonic’ Female Genital Mutilation – The Daily Caller

A human rights activist relayed the “demonic” experience of female genital mutilation (FGM) she underwent to a small […]
October 20, 2017

Sex charge should stick in mutilation case, feds say – The Detroit News

Dr. Jumana Nagarwala digitally penetrated and cut the genitalia of 7-year-old girls and should face a sex charge […]
October 19, 2017

The grandmother who used to perform FGM & is now fighting against it – London Economic

Martha Daub, a 59-year-old grandmother from Northern Tanzania, is campaigning to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a harmful […]
October 17, 2017

FBI Launches New Fight to Uncover Secretive Female Genital Mutilation in US – CBN News

Most Americans are unaware of a very old, barbaric tradition which continues to be practiced to this day […]