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 […]
August 26, 2020
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One step at a time: UN women’s health agency helping shift dangerous social norms – UN News

One of the largest chiefdoms in Zambia’s Eastern Province is challenging harmful social norms, including child marriage, risky […]
August 6, 2020

Massachusetts Senate Passes Bill to Criminalize Female Genital Mutilation – Revere Journal

The Massachusetts State Senate unanimously passed legislation to criminalize the practice of female genital mutilation and cutting, also […]
July 31, 2020

Historic Bill To End Female Genital Mutilation in New Zealand – Scoop Independent News

New Zealand First welcomes the passage of the Crimes (Definition of Female Genital Mutilation) Amendment Bill today, which […]
July 31, 2020

Historic Bill To End Female Genital Mutilation in New Zealand – Scoop Independent News

New Zealand First welcomes the passage of the Crimes (Definition of Female Genital Mutilation) Amendment Bill today, which […]
July 24, 2020

Thousands of female genital mutilation cases identified in England in past year – Yahoo

Thousands of victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) have been identified in England in the past year. An […]
July 21, 2020

Funding to stop female genital mutilation reduced by 76 percent despite hundreds of new cases each month – The Independent

Funding to eliminate female genital mutilation (FGM) has been reduced by a “shocking” 76 per cent, triggering accusations that ministers […]
July 17, 2020

U.S. Government Moves to Strip Vulnerable Women and Girls of Asylum Protections – Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release – Wednesday July 17, 2020 U.S. government moves to strip vulnerable women and […]
July 9, 2020

Healthcare professionals conduct 80% of FGM in Egypt – MENAFN

(MENAFN – Daily News Egypt) An estimated 8 in 10 girls in countries such as Egypt and Sudan […]
July 6, 2020

Sudan’s bid to ban genital mutilation sparks hope, caution – Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — It’s been more than 60 years. But the scene is seared still into Kawthar Ali’s […]
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 […]
June 15, 2020

Figures show ‘at least 10’ FGM victims identified in the surrounding areas of Bradford – The Telegraph & Argus

Doctors say at least ten victims of female genital mutilation were seen by NHS services in the surrounding areas […]
June 5, 2020

Egypt to prosecute doctor, father over genital cutting of three girls – Reuters

CAIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Egyptian authorities have said they will prosecute the father of three girls who […]
May 27, 2020

A new Kentucky law criminalizing FGM has been dubbed “Jenny’s Law” in her honor

When Jenny (who asked us not to use her last name) was five, she was taken on a […]
May 26, 2020

Activists Call For Investigation Into Case Of Female Genital Mutilation, Saying It Would Be A First For Russia – RFERL

The girl screamed and struggled but was held down by medical staff and her stepmother when female genital […]
May 11, 2020

Tulane University Interns Amplify AHA Foundation’s Impact

Since the fall of 2019, students from Tulane University’s internship program have been helping amplify AHA Foundation’s policy […]
May 7, 2020
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A Spike in Requests for Help at AHA Foundation’s Crisis Text Line

Violence against women and children is increasing around the world. AHA Foundation’s crisis text line is experiencing a […]
May 4, 2020

Sudan to outlaw female genital mutilation – The Guardian

Sudan looks set to outlaw female genital mutilation (FGM), in a significant move welcomed by campaigners. Anyone found […]
April 29, 2020

Millions more cases of violence, child marriage, female genital mutilation, unintended pregnancy expected due to the COVID-19 pandemic – UNFPA

UNITED NATIONS, New York – A clear view of the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is only beginning […]
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