January 14, 2016

Increase in Women at Risk of FGM in the United States

According to a recently released government study, more than a half a million girls are at risk of […]
July 28, 2015

The Story of a Woman who Stopped Performing FGM

Jane used to be a ‘cutter’ in Kenya who performed female genital mutilation on women as part of […]
July 17, 2015

UK Implements First FGM Protection Order

The UK has implemented the first female genital mutilation (FGM) protection order which allows police to seize the […]
July 8, 2015

UK Develops App to Combat FGM

An app has been created in the United Kingdom to help girls at risk of female genital mutilation […]
July 2, 2015

UN Human Rights Council Calls for End to Forced Marriage

The UN Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution calling for an end to child, early, and forced […]
June 25, 2015

Summer Increase in Egyptian FGM Incidences

For many girls in Egypt, summer represents an increase in female genital mutilation (FGM) cases. Egypt is one […]
June 13, 2015

PM David Cameron Pushes for Measures on FGM

PM David Cameron has ordered ministers to expedite measures to enable local authorities, social workers, or police to […]
June 11, 2015

UK Non-Profit Works to Combat FGM

The UK non-profit Forward recently released a video showing the effects of female genital mutilation. The video, “Needlepoint,” […]
June 4, 2015

Study Reveals Female Genital Mutilation is Practiced in Iran

Social anthropologist Kameel Ahmady recently released a study finding that female genital mutilation is practiced in at least […]
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 […]
January 17, 2014

The AHA Foundation
 Third Annual Conference on Honor Violence, Forced Marriage, and Female Genital Mutilation

On December 4th, 2013, the AHA Foundation, in partnership with the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, held […]