AHA Foundation news on Female Genital Mutilation


July 13, 2017

ICE pilots FGM outreach program at JFK airport – ICE Newsroom

On June 27, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York Border Enforcement Security […]
July 13, 2017

Group from outside Maine urges lawmakers to outlaw female genital mutilation – WGME

A group from outside Maine is urging lawmakers to reconsider a bill that would add new state penalties […]
July 13, 2017

New MTV dramas in Egypt and India tackle female genital mutilation, sex work – Reuters

American cable television channel MTV is launching drama series in Egypt and in India with storylines on female […]
July 12, 2017

Female genital mutilation will get you up to 15 years in Michigan prison under new law – Fox News

Doctors, parents and others involved in female genital mutilation in Michigan will face up to 15 years in […]
July 10, 2017

Michigan Doctor in Female Genital Mutilation Case Seeks Release from Jail – WMUR

A Detroit-area doctor at the center of a female genital mutilation investigation is asking a judge to release […]
July 5, 2017

NHS attended to 9,000 FGM cases in England last year, report reveals – The Guardian

More than 9,000 attendances to NHS services in England last year involved the identification or treatment of female genital mutilation, […]
July 3, 2017

For years, African women scarred by female genital mutilation had no hope. A California doctor is changing that – LA Times

When she flew into Nairobi airport, Marci Bowers’ huge suitcase was crammed with sutures and medical instruments, everything […]
June 30, 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 […]
June 30, 2017

More than 2,000 cases of FGM reported in UK in first quarter of 2017 – FIGO

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has reported that it saw 2,102 instances of female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
June 30, 2017

‘Child Abuse’: Maine Lawmaker Calls on Colleagues to Ban Female Genital Mutilation – CBN News

A Maine state representative is calling on her fellow lawmakers to make female genital mutilation a crime in […]
June 27, 2017

Female Genital Mutilation: American Muslim Physician Says Stop Defending the Abuse of Girls and Women – Gatestone Insitutue

Some of America’s most respected attorneys have been willing to earn the ire of their colleagues and critics […]
June 21, 2017

Michigan Legislature Approves Anti-Genital Mutilation Bills – USNews

Doctors and parents involved in female genital mutilation could go to prison for up to 15 years under […]
June 16, 2017

Female Genital Mutilation As a First Amendment Right? Five Lawyers Weigh In – Glamour

A Michigan doctor was arrested in April for allegedly performing female genital mutilation on two seven-year-old girls who […]
June 16, 2017

Snyder to consider outlawing female genital mutilation – The Detroit News

Female genital mutilation would be a 15-year state felony under a legislative package on its way to Gov. […]
June 15, 2017

Maine House Narrowly Rejects Bill to Create Crime of ‘Female Genital Mutilation’ – The Press Herald

House lawmakers voted narrowly on Tuesday to create an education and outreach program aimed at stopping “female genital […]
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