January 13, 2023

We hope this will be the year for EU-wide action on violence against women – Irish MEP in The Journal

2023 HAS THE potential to be another deadly year for women. The killing of Bruna Fonseca in Cork […]
December 9, 2022

A Year of Amazing Impact, All Thanks To You: AHA Foundation’s 2022 Achievements

Published 15/12/2022 2022 has been a dizzying and sometimes scary year for all of us. From the continuing […]
December 8, 2022

AHA Foundation honored for work against FGM by LawWorks as recipient of their Best International Pro Bono Award 2022

Published 8/12/2022 The team at AHA Foundation was honored and humbled to receive, alongside our partners at the […]
December 6, 2022

Strengthen Opposition to Female Genital Mutilation – AHA Senior Director in DC Journal

AHA Foundation’s Senior Director Amanda Parker co-wrote with Andrea Bottner a call to stand up against the injustice […]
December 5, 2022

Liberia: FGM Bush Schools Still Operational Despite Three-Year Moratorium – FrontPage Africa

Schools are now open in Liberia, but 14-year-old Tutugirl has not joined her classmates. Tutugirl says it has […]
December 5, 2022

Female genital mutilation: What it will take to end a dangerous tradition? – France 24

More than 200 million girls and women have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) across 30 countries, according to […]
November 7, 2022

UK joins international treaty to prevent violence against women – BBC News

After a 10 year delay, an international treaty to combat violence against women has been integrated into UK […]
October 5, 2022

‘A ticking timebomb’: Extent of hidden FGM cases during Covid lockdowns won’t be known for years, experts fear – i News

Female Genital Mutilation was a hidden issue even before Covid, but experts say the abuse of girls cut […]
October 5, 2022

Honour-based abuse victims ask for help after escaping their abusers – Hull Live

The number of callers suffering from honour-based abuse fell last year – but more victims asked for help […]
October 5, 2022

Experts criticize Netherlands’ approach to female genital mutilation care, prevention – NL Times

Proper care for women who have undergone female genital mutilation is the most effective way to ensure they […]
August 5, 2022

UK FGM education: Charity launches gynaecological health lessons as research finds ‘knowledge gap’ – Yahoo! News

A charity has launched a series of gynaecological health lesson plans for teachers as research suggests a “knowledge […]
July 29, 2022

Latest on probe into unregistered Birmingham school where ‘FGM could have taken place’ – Birmingham Live

An investigation into an ‘unregistered school where concerns possible female genital mutilation took place’ is ongoing. Three men […]
May 19, 2022

‘They’re killing us’: West Yorkshire FGM survivors speak out – ITV News, West Yorkshire

Survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM) in West Yorkshire have spoken out about the pain and suffering they […]
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 5/3/2022 Emanuela Zuccalà is a writer and filmmaker whose work centers around human rights, and women’s rights […]
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 alone for her own freedom.

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