Newsletters


July 24, 2018

Muslim reformer speaks about mainstreaming of Islamism, Pediatricians in the US lack training to recognize genital mutilation in girls, and more

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, This month we celebrate New Hampshire becoming the 27th state to ban female genital mutilation […]
June 27, 2018

Two podcast appearances, Survivor of FGM fights for human rights for everyone, AHA Foundation campus program fellows promote free thinking on U.S. campuses, and more.

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, This month we are celebrating a victory in New Jersey! We provided written testimony for committee […]
May 30, 2018

The anti-woman violence feminists are afraid to confront, Who is failing girls on FGM in the U.S., Why ‘ritual nicks’ are a smoke screen for genital mutilation and more

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, In my op-ed The anti-woman violence feminists are afraid to confront, published in the New York Post last […]
April 26, 2018

Personal experience with Islamist radicalization, Survivors and girls at risk on a journey to peace and freedom

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Thanks to your ongoing support, every year AHA Foundation answers dozens of requests for help […]
March 29, 2018

Partial victory in Florida, the AHA Foundation at a UN conference, FGM steals childhoods

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Last October, in her op-ed in the Sun Sentinel, our own Senior Director, Amanda Parker, pleaded with Florida […]
February 22, 2018

What it takes to combat extremism, Campus program fellow breaks the silence at Vassar, Protecting girls from FGM by educating legislators and more

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, In our work to fight extremism, we collaborate with reform-minded ex-Muslims and Muslims, people […]
January 3, 2018

Survivor of FGM and AHA Foundation Give Support for a Bill Against FGM in PA, Meet the Founder of Unchained At Last, Former Intern Looks Back at Her Experience With AHA Foundation and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Happy New Year! As we enter 2018, we look back with a grateful heart […]
December 3, 2017

A Survivor Speaks Out After Escaping a Forced Marriage to an Al Qaeda Member, Dr. Faith Mwangi-Powell Discusses Her Work to End FGM, and More…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, As it stands, the federal penalty in the U.S. for cutting the genitals of […]
November 22, 2017

Ayaan receives the Oxi Day award, a survivor of FGM refuses to be silent, AHA Foundation’s campus program fellow has a new op-ed and more…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Almost every day now the news brings new allegations of sexual abuse at the […]
November 6, 2017

Child Marriage Legislation in Florida, Interviews with Representative Trott, Playwright Natalie Menna, and more…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, As October is the month of the International Day of the Girl Child, we […]
September 20, 2017

New FGM Training Resource, Interview with Detective Boughey, An Update on the FGM Trial in Michigan, and more…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, The AHA Foundation’s Senior Director, Amanda Parker, was interviewed for this piece in the Metro UK saying […]
August 24, 2017

Child Marriage Legislation in Florida, A Survivor of FGM Shares Her Story, An Interview with Maine State Representative, And More…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, August has been a surprisingly busy month working to strengthen legislative protections for women […]
July 25, 2017

My Responses to Readers of The New York Times, Michigan Passes Strongest Anti-FGM Law in the US, Two Interviews with Medical Professionals Working to Stop FGM, AHA Recommends Books for Summer Reading and more…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, The summer months are often a time for rest, but we have been busy at […]
June 26, 2017

Ayaan’s op-ed in The New York Times, Michigan legislature is moving forward to criminalize FGM, a high school student inspired to take action against child marriage and more…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Asra Q. Nomani, a co-founder of the Muslim Reform Movement, and I testified last week […]
May 25, 2017

Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s thoughts on the prosecution for FGM in Detroit, how you can be involved in the fight against FGM and more…

  Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, A lot has happened in the past month. Significantly, the news broke that a […]