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 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 15 States That Risk Becoming Destinations for Performing FGM

Fifteen 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

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

The Psychological Consequences of Female Genital Mutilation & Helping Survivors Deal with Trauma

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 […]
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 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 20, 2019

Court Denies House Motion to Intervene in Michigan FGM Case – Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release – Friday September 20, 2019 Court Denies House Motion to Intervene in Michigan […]
September 19, 2019

No Justice for Victims in First Federal Case Against FGM in the U.S.

AHA Foundation is greatly disappointed to report that the first federal prosecution of allegedly performing female genital mutilation […]
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