AHA Foundation news on Female Genital Mutilation


June 15, 2017

4th Person Charged in Detroit Genital Mutilation Case – CNN

A Detroit-area wife and mother accused of being involved in a federal female genital mutilation case was arrested […]
June 14, 2017

AHA Foundation Featured on The Tipping Point Discussing Female Genital Mutilation

AHA Foundation’s Senior Director, Amanda Parker, was featured on the show Tipping Point to discuss the Virginia Imam […]
June 14, 2017

Michigan Case Adds U.S. Dimension to Debate on Genital Mutilation – The New York Times

As more details emerge about the first-ever charges of female genital mutilation in the United States, the case […]
June 13, 2017

A Promise To Her Newborn Daughter: No More Female Genital Mutilation – NPR

Jaha Dukureh, now 27, was only one week old when the incident that came to define her life’s […]
June 8, 2017

House Takes Aim at Female Genital Mutilation – The Detroit News

The Michigan House on Thursday approved bipartisan legislation that would create a new 15-year state felony for female […]
June 8, 2017

Virginia Imam Placed on Leave After Endorsing Female Genital Mutilation – Fox News

A Virginia imam has been placed on leave after advocating for the controversial practice of female genital mutilation. […]
June 8, 2017

Up To 100 Girls Cut in Mutilation Case, Feds Estimate – Detroit News

As many as 100 girls may have had their genitalia mutilated during a 12-year conspiracy involving three Metro […]
June 6, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE – Virginian Imam Should Face Prosecution for Inciting Criminal Female Genital Mutilation

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release – Tuesday 6 June 2017 Virginian Imam should face prosecution for inciting criminal […]
June 6, 2017

A Virginia Imam said Female Genital Mutilation Prevents ‘Hypersexuality,’ Leading to Calls for his Dismissal – The Washington Post

A Virginia mosque has publicly condemned the words of its leading imam, highlighting lingering divisions among Muslim leaders […]
June 5, 2017

Michigan ‘Genital Mutilation’ Case will Test Our Country’s Political Correctness – USA Today

In February, federal investigators uncovered a Michigan-based network of doctors and others who practice female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
June 5, 2017

Genitally Mutilated Girls Sent Back to Parents – The Australian

Queensland’s embattled child safety department returned two young girls to their parents ­despite a doctor finding they had […]
May 25, 2017

Tales Of Courage: How I Almost Lost My Life Fighting FGM – The Daily Nation

Natalie Robi was at university when she learned that female circumcision was actually female genital mutilation (FGM), a form […]
May 17, 2017

I Underwent Genital Mutilation as a Child—Right Here in the United States

Last week, an Indian American doctor was arrested in Michigan, charged with performing female genital cutting on two […]
May 16, 2017

Minnesota House cracks down on female genital mutilation

Scarred but no longer scared, survivors of female genital mutilation embraced one another and lawmakers Monday at the […]
May 15, 2017

Female genital mutilation bill passes Minnesota House

A bill that adds to the criminalization of female genital mutilation in Minnesota passed the state House of […]
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