AHA Foundation news on Female Genital Mutilation

July 31, 2017

Rep. Dave Trott moves to increase penalty for genital mutilation – Detroit Free Press

With an investigation into the genital mutilation of girls in Michigan continuing, a metro Detroit congressman is calling […]
July 31, 2017

One pending Michigan court case could prove to be an explosive test of religious liberty in the US – Business Insider

This fall, a United States district judge will hear a landmark case: For the first time, the federal […]
July 27, 2017

FGM Happens In Britain, It’s Time We All Took Notice – Vogue

FGM – Female Genital Mutilation – is often thought of a practice that happens solely overseas and not […]
July 27, 2017

London’s airports on high alert for FGM victims – FIGO

Police are worried that London’s airports will be used to transport young girls to another country to undergo […]
July 25, 2017

When a Pin Prick Is Not Benign – Epoch Times

In April 2017, Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, a member of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community, was arrested for allegedly […]
July 25, 2017

Schoolgirls to fly to Google HQ after inventing app to end Female Genital Mutilation – Independent

Animated chatter spills out from a corner of tech giant Google’s Nairobi offices as five Kenyan schoolgirls discuss […]
July 24, 2017

U.S. Rep. Dave Trott endorses stricter penalties for female genital mutilation – MLive

Shortly after Michigan lawmakers voted to make female genital mutilation a state crime, U.S. Rep. Dave Trott, R-Birmingham, is […]
July 24, 2017

Canada must get tougher about preventing FGM – The Star

Re: Ottawa hedges on committing to track ‘abhorrent’ FGM, July 18 Ottawa hedges on committing to track ‘abhorrent’ […]
July 20, 2017


Maine actress Kelly Carlson discusses why the Maine legislature must pass its anti-FGM legislation immediately. Watch the video […]
July 20, 2017

Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Most Recent Op-eds

Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Asra Q. Nomani: They Brushed off Kamala Harris. Then She Brushed Us Off. – […]
July 19, 2017

Attorney: Michigan genital mutilation case stretches to other states – USA Today

The genital mutilation investigation that has snared several people in Michigan has also stretched to other states. Federal agents […]
July 18, 2017

Maine Senate to vote on female genital mutilation bill – WGME

A bill that would specifically make female genital mutilation a crime in Maine is heading to a likely […]
July 17, 2017

24 states have no laws against female genital mutilation. Here’s why that needs to change. – Mic

Under a series of new laws signed Tuesday, Michigan became the 26th state to place a criminal ban […]
July 16, 2017

200 Million Women and Girls Forced to Live With Female Genital Mutilation – Epoch Times

Don’t call Adama Lee Bah a victim. She is most definitely a survivor. Not only that, she is […]
July 13, 2017

Your Voice, Your Future Roundtable – “THE FGM CONTROVERSY” – WGME

An hour long discussion on Female Genital Mutilation. Panel: Imam Abdullah Dibba Shelby Quast, Director of Equality Now […]