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November 8, 2019

Female Genital Mutilation – Human Monsters

Amanda Parker, AHA Foundation’s Senior Director, was featured in this podcast speaking about what AHA Foundation does to […]
November 4, 2019

“I was a passport to this man”: Bill to close child marriage loopholes languishes in Congress – CBS News

Naila Amin was just 13 years old when her parents took her from her home in Queens, New […]
November 1, 2019

CBSN Originals: Child marriage – CBS News

In 2018, Delaware and New Jersey became the first states to ban marriage under the age of 18 […]
October 16, 2019

Vulnerable teenage girls to be targeted in airport bathrooms to stop them from being taken overseas and forced into arranged marriages – Daily Mail

Airport bathrooms will be targeted as part of a new campaign to crackdown on predators who are forcing […]
October 10, 2019

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month — How Aware Are We? – InsideSources

“America is the home of the brave and the land of the free. When people seek haven in […]
October 3, 2019

When health workers harm: the medicalization of female genital mutilation in Egypt – UNFPA

CAIRO, Egypt – Female genital mutilation has been outlawed in Egypt for more than a decade, but it remains […]
September 26, 2019

Vermont lawmakers urged to ban female genital mutilation – VT Digger

An anti-female genital mutilation organization is urging Vermont lawmakers, and those from 15 other states, to enact laws […]
September 25, 2019

It’s All About Health for Women and Girls: Ghada Khan on Ending FGM – Philanthropy Women

An estimated 3.9 million girls around the world are at risk of female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) […]
September 17, 2019

Texas Man Convicted Of Killing His Daughter’s Husband And Her Best Friend In ‘Honor Killings’ – Oxygen

When Nesreen Irsan, a 23-year-old Muslim, ran away from home, converted to Christianity and married her American boyfriend, Coty Beavers, no […]
September 16, 2019

Court declines House Democrats’ motion to intervene in genital mutilation case – The Detroit News

Washington — A federal court has denied House Democrats’ request to intervene in the appeal of a Michigan criminal […]
September 13, 2019

The Violence Against Women Act must also combat female genital mutilation – Washington Examiner

his week, the Violence Against Women Act turns 25 years old. The act was passed in 1994 with […]
September 12, 2019

Child marriage should end in Idaho – Post Register

I just returned from back-to-back industry conferences. Each year when I meet new people and say I’m from […]
August 29, 2019

Alabama legislature passes new marriage certificate law – WCBI

LAMAR COUNTY, Ala. (WCBI) – Some objections to signing marriage licenses for same-sex couples led to a change […]
August 12, 2019

She was an American child bride. Now, Genevieve is fighting to stop it from happening to others. – NBC News

The first time she became a bride, Genevieve Meyer doesn’t remember what the groom was wearing. She doesn’t […]
July 31, 2019

Princess Haya, Dubai ruler’s wife, seeks court order to prevent child’s forced marriage – CNN

(CNN)The sixth wife of the billionaire ruler of Dubai has applied to a London court for an order […]
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