AHA Foundation news on Female Genital Mutilation

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 […]
October 16, 2017

Why FGM is not just a women’s issue – IOL News

Research done by Sonke Gender Justice, a Johannesburg-based NGO, in addition to international research, has confirmed that working […]
October 16, 2017

FGM in Latin America: Colombia’s Embera tribe – Al Jazeera

Colombia’s Embera indigenous tribe is one of the few communities in Latin America known to practise female genital mutilation (FGM), […]
October 11, 2017

Ohio may ban female genital mutilation for girls under 18 – Dayton Daily News

Ohio does not explicitly prohibit female genital mutilation — a practice that state Sen. Peggy Lehner, R-Kettering, wants […]
October 11, 2017

FGM Campaigner Leyla Hussein on Why Genital Cutting Is a Global Problem – News Deeply

Leyla Hussein has become one of the world’s most visible campaigners against female genital mutilation (FGM). However, the FMGsurvivor, […]