AHA Foundation news on Female Genital Mutilation


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, […]
October 10, 2017

FGM and disability also hinder girls’ education – The Guardian

Your sponsored roundtable on educating girls (Society, 4 October) is to be commended both for laying bare the […]
October 10, 2017

Stop FGM now, says an ex-circumciser and colleagues – The Point

Saibo Jawo, an ex-circumciser and some of her colleagues in Nafugan village in the Upper River Region have […]
October 7, 2017

Why should we care about FGM? – Al Jazeera

Talking about female genital mutilation (FGM) makes people uncomfortable. I get that. Who wants to think about vaginas […]
October 7, 2017

FGM: A native affliction on every inhabitable continent – Al Jazeera

Enter the term “FGM” in Google Images and you will find pictures related to female genital mutilation on […]
September 29, 2017

Woman shares traumatic FGM secret and a bond is formed – The Star

When Malaika was 6, she travelled with her family on an airplane for the first time, on a […]
September 20, 2017

Little girls are being ‘cut on kitchen tables’ in Manhattan as FGM grows at alarming rate – Metro UK

Some practitioners are happy to perform brutal female genital mutilation (FGM) procedures on little girls on kitchen tables […]
September 19, 2017

Doctor to be released on $4.5 million bond ahead of female genital mutilation trial – Fox

A Michigan doctor who’s accused of performing genital mutilation surgery on girls will be released from federal custody […]
September 18, 2017

New legislation targets female genital mutilation in Michigan – WWMT

Federal prosecutors indicted two women accused of taking their seven year old daughters to a Michigan clinic for […]
September 18, 2017

REP. TROTT ON INDICTMENT OF MOTHERS IN DETROIT FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION CASE – Dave Trott

Today, federal prosecutors charged two Minnesota mothers with Female Genital Mutilation and Conspiracy to Commit Female Genital Mutilation […]
September 15, 2017

Feds: Moms, charged in genital cutting case, gave doctor blessing to cut daughters – USA Today

Five months after a historic genital mutilation case surfaced in Detroit, two Minnesota mothers were charged Thursday with subjecting […]
September 14, 2017

FGM survivor speaks of night she was forcefully cut as she fights for end to brutal procedure – Metro UK

Mariya Taher was seven when strangers forced her to the ground and cut her clitoral hood. She doesn’t […]
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