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October 27, 2018

U.S. visa loophole enables child marriage, Pennsylvania House of Representatives passes FGM bill after five years, Psychology students at U.S. universities lack training on addressing traumas of honor violence, and a child marriage survivor speaks out.

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, The U.S. government spends millions of dollars trying to stop child marriage abroad, but […]
October 20, 2018

U.S. visa loophole enables child marriage, Pennsylvania House of Representatives passes FGM bill after five years, Psychology students at U.S. universities lack training on addressing traumas of honor violence, and a child marriage survivor speaks out.

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, The U.S. government spends millions of dollars trying to stop child marriage abroad, but leaves […]
September 15, 2018

September Newsletter: AHA Foundation files Amucis Curiae in first ever prosecuted FGM case, Bipartisan coalition urges Congress to add anti-FGM language to VAWA, McGill University professor sheds light on child marriage in the U.S., and more

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, After defense lawyers challenged the federal law’s constitutionality in the first-ever prosecuted female genital mutilation […]
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 […]
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