August 14, 2019

My urgent message to legislators at the 46th ALEC Annual Conference

Ban Female Genital Mutilation by 2020 Today in Austin, Texas is the first day of the 46th American […]
July 30, 2019

The shocking new figures on female genital mutilation in Coventry

One new victim of female genital mutilation is being identified nearly every week in Coventry. Newly released NHS […]
July 22, 2019

Convictions for honour crimes including FGM, rape and forced marriage plummet amid national police crackdown – The Independent

Convictions for so-called honour crimes perpetrated against women have plummeted in the past five years, The Independent can reveal, amid a nationwide […]
June 25, 2019

Interview with Amanda Parker on the Ayaan Hirsi Foundation, Violence Against Women, FGM, and Child Marriage – In-Sight Journal

Amanda Parker is the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Director of the AHA Foundation. She discusses: background; tasks […]
June 20, 2019

PA Senate Passes Bill to Make Female Genital Mutilation a Felony in Pennsylvania – CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – On Wednesday, June 19, the Pennsylvania Senate passed House Bill 315, which would classify Female Genital Mutilation as […]
June 18, 2019

African survivors of female circumcision call for help with mental trauma – Reuters

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – African survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM) said mental health services are their […]
June 18, 2019

On a Mission: Senator Davis of Arkansas Helps Pass One of the Strongest FGM Bans in the U.S.

Soon after she was elected to office in May 2018, Senator Breanne Davis worked closely with AHA Foundation […]
June 17, 2019

30 States Have Inadequate Anti-FGM Legislation. Here’s What They Can Do to Make the Grade.

Over the past two decades, the number of girls estimated to have undergone or be at risk of […]
June 7, 2019

World leaders urged to make female circumcision a priority like HIV – Reuters

VANCOUVER, Canada (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tackling female genital mutilation (FGM) should be made a global priority like […]
June 5, 2019

U.S. House Passes Resolution Officially Recognizing Female Genital Mutilation As A ‘Human Rights Violation’ – Newsweek

The House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan resolution denouncing the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) and […]
June 5, 2019

Teachers told to look out for signs of female genital mutilation during ‘cutting season’ – Metro News

Some girls may be at greater risk of female genital mutilation over the next few months, a charity […]
April 30, 2019

AHA Foundation’s Amanda Parker Calls for Gender Equality Under the Law

The rights and safety of women should not be left to the interpretations of individuals or changing attitudes; […]
April 16, 2019
Preventing FGM in the U.S. and North Carolina

Preventing FGM in the U.S. and North Carolina, at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Video Link:   Event Description:   AHA Senior Director Amanda Parker spoke to students at the University of […]
April 12, 2019

Feats and frustrations: 2019 developments in the battle against FGM

A major setback at the federal level after the Department of Justice declines to appeal the recent U.S. […]
March 21, 2019

AHA Foundation Campus Fellows Share How They Expand Students’ Horizons on North American Universities

The Critical Thinking Unit (CTU) works to alert and activate students about dangerous traditional practices such as female genital […]
March 20, 2019

Bill banning female genital mutilation in North Carolina clears first state Senate committee – JournalNow

A N.C. Senate bill that would ban female genital mutilation cleared its first committee step Tuesday. Senate Bill […]
March 13, 2019

Bill makes female cutting a crime in Iowa – RadioIowa

The Iowa Senate has unanimously voted to ban female genital mutilation and charge those who perform the procedure […]
March 7, 2019

International Women’s Day – A Day of Celebration and Renewed Commitment

The fight against women’s oppression and abuse is not a thing of the past. Even in the Western […]
February 28, 2019

Female Genital Mutilation Remains Legal Across Most Of Region While Idaho Eyes Legislation – Wyoming Public Media

Idaho may soon follow Colorado’s lead and pass legislation banning female genital mutilation. Late last year, a federal […]
February 28, 2019

Utah lawmaker files bill to stop genital mutilation on girls as young as 2 years old – KUTV

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Girls as young as two years old are being forced into genital mutilation […]
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