AHA Foundation news on Female Genital Mutilation


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

VIDEO: KELLY CARLSON ON MAINE FGM LEGISLATION – End FGM Today

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 […]
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 […]
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