February 11, 2020

Female genital mutilation is a chronic global problem. It demands a global response – Euronews

In 2015, 193 countries committed to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which set out a “blueprint to […]
February 5, 2020

Take Action: Demand Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in the U.S.

12 states in the U.S. still do not have any laws protecting girls from this child abuse. With […]
January 31, 2020

Advocates push for anti-female genital mutilation law; Mass. one of 15 states without protections

Beacon Hill lawmakers and advocates seeking to end the practice of female genital mutilation or cutting were anxiously […]
January 28, 2020
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Increasing resilience is key to overcoming adversity, author says – Colorado Arts and Science Magazine

Ayaan Hirsi Ali says people who view themselves as victims are holding themselves and society back, and she […]
January 27, 2020
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I Turned My Child Marriage Trauma into Activism – Yes Magazine

Growing up, I had the same dream many little girls do—of a wedding full of love, pretty flowers, […]
January 27, 2020

Parents jailed over female genital mutilation of daughter – The Irish Times

A married couple convicted of the female genital mutilation (FGM) of their daughter in the first case of […]
January 23, 2020

KY takes step to ban female genital mutilation – Kentucky General Assembly Legislative News Releases

Frankfort – The state Senate unanimously approved legislation today that would ban female genital mutilation. “This is a […]
January 16, 2020

Bill banning female genital mutilation advances in Senate – WQTV

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – A bill that would make female genital mutilation (FGM) illegal was introduced and passed […]
January 14, 2020

Female genital mutilation bill introduced in KY – Wave3 News

(WAVE) – Kentucky lawmakers have introduced a new bill that would outlaw female genital mutilation. A similar bill […]
January 6, 2020

Human rights activist, Islam critic to speak this month at CU Boulder – DailyCamera

A human rights activist and outspoken critic of Islam will speak this month at the University of Colorado […]
December 26, 2019

December Newsletter: 15 states still have not criminalized FGM, AHA Foundation travels to Arizona, Donor spotlight and more.

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, We are making our last efforts in the year to prepare to reach our […]
December 16, 2019

2019 Impact Report Video

During this time of reflection on the past year, we look back at the challenges we have overcome […]
December 12, 2019

‘Big Sisters’ ride to rescue of Nepali child brides – Reuters

SURKHET, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – If it wasn’t for her self-annointed “Big Sister”, Punam Pun Magar would […]
December 10, 2019

The 12 States That Risk Becoming Destinations for Performing FGM

Twelve states and Washington, D.C. continuously fail to protect women and girls from female genital mutilation (FGM). Horrifically, […]
December 5, 2019

Advocates push to outlaw child marriage in Michigan, citing sexual abuse concerns – Michigan Advance

The state Legislature has yet to take up a bipartisan bill package that would outlaw child marriages by […]
November 26, 2019

November Newsletter: Uniting voices of ex-Muslims and Muslim reformers; Joanna Vergoth helps FGM survivors deal with trauma

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Two years ago, after working on my bestselling book Heretic it became clear to me that […]
November 26, 2019

Advocates Push for Law Banning Female Genital Mutilation in Kentucky – Spectrum News 1

FRANKFORT, Ky. – It’s an uncomfortable topic but one that advocates say needs to be talked about. AHA Foundation, […]
November 19, 2019

Amplifying and Uniting Voices of Muslim Reformers and ex-Muslims

  In our mission to bring our Founder’s ideas into practice, this October, in cooperation with the Hoover […]
November 18, 2019

Joanna Vergoth Helps Survivors Deal With the Psychological Consequences of Female Genital Mutilation

Joanna Vergoth is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in trauma. For the last 20 years she has dedicated herself […]
November 6, 2019

Female genital mutilation survivor educates Tech community – DailyToreader.com

Female genital mutilation is a human rights issue impacting girls and women around the world, yet many people […]
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