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

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 […]