April 27, 2022

Filmmaker Emanuela Zuccalà on her documentary about FGM in Liberia: “I find it absurd that even today there are states where this harmful practice is still widespread.”

Published  Emanuela Zuccalà is a writer and filmmaker whose work centers around human rights, and women’s rights in […]
April 22, 2022

Female Genital Mutilation Isn’t Just a Foreign Issue – Ms. Magazine

Texas Governor Greg Abbott waded into problematic territory when he called gender-affirming care for transgender minors “mutilation” and “child abuse.” […]
April 22, 2022

Opinion: Female Genital Mutilation Is More Common Than You Think – Prescott eNews

Chances are, you’ve never heard of “FGM,” also known as female genital mutilation. For Americans, FGM doesn’t hit […]
April 19, 2022

The Dangers Of Female Genital Mutilation And The Need To Stop It BY CHARITY BASSEY – CrossRiverWatch

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) according to the World Health Organization (WHO), is a traditional harmful practice that involves […]
April 7, 2022

“Girls have a right to thrive in the life they want for themselves. Not what someone else forcefully imprints on them.” Sasha K. Taylor Survived Child Marriage in the U.S. Now She Fights Tirelessly to End It – Part 2

  Published 4/7/2022 When team members from AHA Foundation spoke to Sasha K. Taylor, we were immediately moved […]
April 7, 2022

“I took the risk of unchaining myself from the generational cycle of abuse the same day I was told by my uncle that the only way out of my marriage would be my death…” Aliya Abbas, child marriage survivor from the U.S., fought for her freedom all by herself.

Published 4/7/2022 Aliya Abbas is a passionate and outspoken survivor of and advocate against child marriage in the […]
April 1, 2022

AHA Foundation fights FGM/C on the ground in Chicago: update on our federally-funded anti-FGM/C program

March 10, 2022

D.C. Council Considers Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation – The Washington Informer

Ward 3 D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh has authored a bill that would ban female genital mutilation in the […]
March 1, 2022

In Somaliland, COVID brings ‘cutters’ door to door for girls – AP

HARGEISA, Somalia (AP) — Safia Ibrahim’s business was in trouble. COVID-19 had taken hold in Somaliland, in the […]
March 1, 2022

“Girls have a right to thrive in the life they want for themselves. Not what someone else forcefully imprints on them.” Sasha K. Taylor Survived Child Marriage in the U.S. Now She Fights Tirelessly to End It – Part 1

Published 03/02/2022 When team members from AHA Foundation spoke to Sasha K. Taylor, we were immediately moved by […]
February 24, 2022

Decline in FGM among Egypt’s young women recorded by UN – The National

The results of a UN survey conducted in Egypt in 2021 have shown a sharp decline in the […]
February 22, 2022

“There is a very clear will to end FGM in the U.S., we just need the resources to finish it.” AHA Veteran Amanda Parker on 15 Years of the Fight Against FGM

Published 03/02/2022 This year marks the 15th anniversary of Ayaan Hirsi Ali founding AHA Foundation. Since the very […]
February 10, 2022

Justice Department, ICE, and the FBI Recognize International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation – 7thSpace

The Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center (HRVWCC), including the Justice Department’s Human Rights and Special Prosecutions […]
February 10, 2022

ANTI-FGM CAMPAIGNERS RALLY IN SOUTHWARK PARK – Southwark News

Campaigners rallied in Southwark Park on February 6 to raise awareness and protest against FGM. Female Genital Mutilation […]
February 10, 2022

Covid-19 blamed for rise in female ‘cut’ and early marriages – The Standard (Kenya)

The Covid-19 pandemic slowed down the fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), leading to school dropouts and early marriages. […]
February 8, 2022

Why we must protect women and girls from violent practices – World Economic Forum

Amira Ghouaibi, Project Lead for the World Economic Forum Women’s Health Initiative, reports on the dangers of female […]
January 27, 2022

Lawyer Adijatu Kamara Discusses AHA’s New Legal Guides For FGM Survivors: “We hope that [they] will serve as an eye-opener to the practice of FGM in its basic form.”

Published 2/3/2022 A major part of our work at AHA Foundation is to end female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
January 24, 2022

AHA Foundation Releases New Legal Guides for FGM Survivors. AHA’s George Zarubin: “To the survivors of FGM, I want to express my admiration for your strength and resilience in the face of true horror. I hope that these guides will help you find justice.”

Published 2/3/2022 A major part of our work at AHA Foundation is to end female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
January 17, 2022

Death of a friend’s sister after female genital mutilation inspires award-winning app – BusinessGhana

What if girls and women who are at risk of or have survived female genital mutilation (FGM) could receive the […]
January 17, 2022

UN steps up to fight against FGM, gender-based violence in Somalia – IPPMEDIA

The United Nations has partnered with a leading non-governmental organisation to step up the fight against female genital […]