July 9, 2021

“FGM – is not a woman’s issue; it is everyone’s issue” – Lexology

Crime-Stoppers are running a three-week campaign from 5 July 2021 to 25 July 2021. They are piloting two […]
June 14, 2021

Joy as girl who escaped the ‘cut’ 12 years ago reunites with family – The Star

Tears of joy rolled freely down the eyes of Sylvia Keeiz Kosikil as she was reunited with her […]
June 14, 2021

UNFPA-UNICEF renew fight against FGM in the Nigerian State of Imo – The Nation

The United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has raised the alarm over upsurge of female Genital Mutilation in the […]
June 10, 2021

Helping women and girls claim their bodily autonomy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – UNFPA

BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of the Congo – Lisa* was orphaned as a child and raised by her sister and […]
June 10, 2021

15 new cases of female genital mutilation reported in Portsmouth in the last year – Portsmouth News

According to data from NHS Digital around 15 cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) were seen by NHS […]
May 27, 2021

Why does FGM happen and where is it legal? – Metro

Mila Marwa has opened up on the show as she worries that her younger sister is to receive the […]
April 29, 2021

North Carolina State University: FGM/C The Hidden Practice That Changes Lives

Watch: Event Description: Speakers F.A. Cole, FGM survivor, Mariya Taher, FGM survivor and Sahiyo Founder, Amanda Parker, AHA […]
April 19, 2021

Help Decide the Future of Child Marriage and Other Dangerous Practices in the U.S.

As hard as it is to believe, children are married every day in the U.S.  Nearly 300,000 children […]
April 16, 2021

Indiana poised to ban cultural practice of female genital mutilation – The Times of Northwest Indiana

Indiana is set to become the 40th state to criminalize the practice of female genital mutilation. The General […]
April 6, 2021

Context Beyond the Headlines Interviews AHA Senior Director Amanda Parker on International Women’s Day

On International Women’s day, the Canadian news program Context Beyond the Headlines interviewed AHA’s Senior Director Amanda Parker. […]
March 24, 2021

The Toll of Female Genital Mutilation Through the Eyes of an Award-Winning Photographer and FGM Survivor

03/24/2021 Discussing female genital mutilation (FGM) and seeing visuals that depict the practice can be uncomfortable for many […]
March 23, 2021

Egypt’s Senate approves new anti-FGM bill – Egypt Today

CAIRO – 21 March 2021: Egypt’s Senate (the Upper House of the Parliament), chaired by Speaker Counselor Abdel, […]
March 14, 2021

March Newsletter: Egyptian photographer talks about her award-winning photo es; CTU fellow describes his fight for freedom of speech at UConn

Discussing female genital mutilation (FGM) can be uncomfortable for many people, and seeing visuals that depict the practice […]
February 17, 2021

A new attempt to end child marriage in New Hampshire – Concord Monitor

Dawn Tyree was a child back in 1985 when she married the man who impregnated her. A couple […]
February 17, 2021

2 million FGM cases may occur over next decade due to COVID-19: UN – National Herald

Two million additional cases of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) may occur over the next decade as COVID-19 “shutters […]
January 21, 2021

Despite Federal Ban, Girls Are Still in Danger in States Without Legislation for Female Genital Mutilation

Jan. 22, 2021 Just this month, the STOP FGM Act of 2020 was signed into law, providing protection […]
January 14, 2021

Woman Indicted By Federal Grand Jury in FBI’s First-Ever Charges for Transporting a Child Outside of U.S. For FGM

For the first time ever, charges have been brought against someone for allegedly transporting a child outside of […]
January 7, 2021

U.S. toughens ban on ‘abhorrent’ female genital mutilation – Reuters

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The United States has toughened its ban on the “abhorrent practice” of female genital […]
January 5, 2021

Is The Pandemic Causing A Surge In Female Genital Mutilation? – NPR

In early December, Christine Ghati Alfons taught a menstrual hygiene class to a group of girls, 10 to […]
December 18, 2020

Congress delivers an early holiday gift to women and girls in America – The Hill

Congress delivered a long-overdue holiday gift to thousands of young women and girls in the United States. The […]