December 10, 2019

The 15 States That Risk Becoming Destinations for Performing FGM

Fifteen states and Washington, D.C. continuously fail to protect women and girls from female genital mutilation (FGM). Horrifically, […]
November 26, 2019

Advocates Push for Law Banning Female Genital Mutilation in Kentucky – Spectrum News 1

FRANKFORT, Ky. – It’s an uncomfortable topic but one that advocates say needs to be talked about. AHA Foundation, […]
November 8, 2019

Female Genital Mutilation – Human Monsters

Amanda Parker, AHA Foundation’s Senior Director, was featured in this podcast speaking about what AHA Foundation does to […]
November 6, 2019

Female genital mutilation survivor educates Tech community – DailyToreader.com

Female genital mutilation is a human rights issue impacting girls and women around the world, yet many people […]
October 10, 2019

Kentucky Survivor Breaks Silence About Genital Mutilation

I am a white, Christian woman who was born and raised in the United States. When I was […]
October 10, 2019

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month — How Aware Are We? – InsideSources

“America is the home of the brave and the land of the free. When people seek haven in […]
September 19, 2019

No Justice for Victims in First Federal Case Against FGM in the U.S.

AHA Foundation is greatly disappointed to report that the first federal prosecution of allegedly performing female genital mutilation […]
September 3, 2019

Female genital mutilation happens in Kentucky. We must ban this barbaric practice – Courier Journal

Julie Raque Adams (left) is a Kentucky state senator from Louisville; Amanda Parker (right) is the Senior Director at […]
May 1, 2019

Congress fights to save historic female genital mutilation case – Detroit Free Press

In a move that could revive Detroit’s historic female genital mutilation prosecution, Congress has intervened in the case, […]
April 29, 2019

Dr. Ottenheimer, a Gynecologist on the Frontline of Helping Female Genital Mutilation Survivors

Dr. Deborah Ottenheimer is one of the few doctors in the U.S. who specialize in care to survivors […]
April 17, 2019

Female mutilation law earns support – Neighbors Newspaper

*The original article mistakenly says 22 states have yet to criminalize FGM, the accurate number is 19 because […]
July 30, 2018

Somalia announces first prosecution for female genital mutilation – Reuters

The image above is a stock image. LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Somalia’s Attorney General Ahmed Ali Dahir […]
September 24, 2015

Taking Your Voices to Capitol Hill to End Honor Violence

There is no honor in honor violence. It is criminal. Even so, in this land of the free […]
February 6, 2015

Men Denounce FGM after Watching Documentary

After watching a documentary on FGM, a group of men break out in tears and vehemently denounce the […]
August 20, 2013

FGM is Not Female Circumcision, and Other Thoughts on Terminology

In our advocacy and awareness-raising efforts, the AHA Foundation uses the term female genital mutilation (“FGM”), but you […]
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