August 16, 2021

Ekiti Assembly plans stricter sanctions against FGM – The Guardian Nigeria

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has said that it will pass a law that provides for stricter […]
June 26, 2020

Female genital mutilation: Report shows 68,000 victims in Germany – Deutsche Welle

The amount of women and girls in Germany who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) has increased to […]
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 […]
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, […]
June 2, 2016

Death of Mayar Mohamed Mousa after FGM Operation

There has been a worldwide outcry against female genital mutilation (FGM) following the death of Mayar Mohamed Mousa […]
May 23, 2016

Men Come Out Against Khatna

21 men have come out against the practice of khatna, or female circumcision, within the Dawoodi Bohra community […]
February 5, 2016

First Successful FGM Prosecution in Australia

Two women in Australia were convicted on charges of “khatna,” a procedure  involves cutting a girl’s clitoris in the presence […]
February 5, 2016

New Report Highlighting Worldwide Problem of FGM

UNICEF released a report highlighting the global problem of female genital mutilation (FGM). According to the report, at […]
January 12, 2016

Fight to End FGM in India

A group of women in India who were subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) in their youth are […]
June 3, 2015

Nigeria Bans Female Genital Mutilation

Nigeria banned female genital mutilation this month, a practice that is estimated to have affected 130 million women […]
August 20, 2013

FGM is Not Female Circumcision, and Other Thoughts on Terminology

In our advocacy and awareness-raising efforts, the AHA Foundation uses the term female genital mutilation (“FGM”), but you […]
August 1, 2013

Positive News in the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation

On Monday, July 22nd, UNICEF released its report on the state of female genital mutilation (“FGM”) around the […]
January 10, 2013

New Federal Law Strengthens Protections Against FGM: The AHA Foundation Supports the ‘Transport for Female Genital Mutilation Act’

Since its inception, the AHA Foundation has worked to prevent female genital mutilation (FGM) through advocacy, education and […]
June 11, 2012

LA Governor Jindal Signs Bill Criminalizing Female Genital Mutilation

The AHA Foundation congratulates Governor Jindal and the Louisiana legislature for passing a bill that criminalizes female genital […]
February 14, 2012

NJ Senator Weinberg Introduces AHA Foundation Bill Against Female Genital Mutilation

The AHA Foundation applauds New Jersey Senator Loretta Weinberg for introducing our bill to prohibit female genital mutilation […]
December 21, 2011

The AHA Foundation 2011 Annual Report

New York, New York December 2011 Dear AHA Supporter: We are pleased to present the AHA Foundation 2011 […]
October 14, 2011

Kenya Takes Aim at Female Genital Mutilation, Why Doesn’t the U.S.?

This week, Kenya took aim at female genital mutilation (FGM) with two critical steps.  Separately, a group of […]