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 […]
December 17, 2020

The President Should Sign the Bill Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation – National Review

A rare worthwhile bipartisan bill has passed Congress that will outlaw female genital mutilation as a matter of federal law. […]
December 14, 2020

Almost 2,000 FGM cases identified in Germany last year – Deutsche Welle

A rights group found evidence of 2,000 women, including some 200 minors, in Germany last year who underwent […]
December 10, 2020

Anonymous App To Help End FGM In Kenya – Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 7- President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday said the government is considering adopting the use of […]
December 9, 2020

Sudan says it will stamp out child marriage and enforce ban on FGM – The Guardian

Sudanese authorities have announced they will end child marriage and enforce the country’s ban on female genital mutilation […]
December 9, 2020

Irish-Somali activist Ifrah Ahmed on her FGM mission of hope – The Times

Last January, a married couple from Dublin were jailed for the genital mutilation of their infant daughter. The […]
November 20, 2020

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Speaks with FGM Survivor Assita Kanko in “Lessons Learned: European Values Vs Islamism” – The Hoover Institution

Assita Kanko, MEP and Ayaan Hirsi Ali discussed Lessons Learned: European Values vs. Islamism in a video put […]
November 13, 2020

7 arrested in Narok after morning crackdown on FGM perpetrators – KBC News

Narok South Deputy County Commissioner Felix Kisalu said the seven, five girls and two women who were arrested […]
October 23, 2020

Kenyan efforts to end FGM suffer blow with victims paraded in ‘open defiance’ – The Guardian

Kenya has seen a setback in its progress to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM) after an open parade in […]
October 8, 2020

By Slowing Down the Senate, Pandemic Crisis Threatens a Historic Victory Against FGM in the U.S.

October 11, 2020 In 2018, the federal ban outlawing FGM was ruled unconstitutional. Ever since then, AHA Foundation, […]
October 1, 2020

Parliament committee approves citizen’s initiative on FGM Ban – News Now Finland

The cross-party Parliamentary Legal Committee has voted unanimously to approve a citizen’s initiative to ban female genital mutilation. […]
September 29, 2020

On the Cusp of the Victory – Fate of Federal FGM Ban is Now in the Hands of the Senate

We have hit a crucial time in our fight against female genital mutilation (FGM). On September 24, 2020, […]
August 27, 2020

Massachusetts Bans FGM After Seven-Year Push by Survivors and Advocates

August 26, 2020 It took seven years for the work to come to fruition, but on August 6 […]
August 26, 2020

Imo women groups laud UNICEF, NOA over fight against Female Genital Mutilation – The Guardian

Some women groups in Owerri West and Ehime Mbano Local Government areas of Imo State have lauded UNICEF […]
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