January 14, 2021

Woman Indicted By Federal Grand Jury in FBI’s First-Ever Charges for Transporting a Child Outside of U.S. For FGM

For the first time ever, charges have been brought against someone for allegedly transporting a child outside of […]
January 7, 2021

U.S. toughens ban on ‘abhorrent’ female genital mutilation – Reuters

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The United States has toughened its ban on the “abhorrent practice” of female genital […]
January 5, 2021

Is The Pandemic Causing A Surge In Female Genital Mutilation? – NPR

In early December, Christine Ghati Alfons taught a menstrual hygiene class to a group of girls, 10 to […]
December 17, 2020

The President Should Sign the Bill Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation – National Review

A rare worthwhile bipartisan bill has passed Congress that will outlaw female genital mutilation as a matter of federal law. […]
December 16, 2020

Against All Odds, U.S. Congress Passes Federal FGM Ban

12-16-2020 Update from January 5: President Trump signed the STOP FGM Act of 2020 into law after it was […]
December 14, 2020

Almost 2,000 FGM cases identified in Germany last year – Deutsche Welle

A rights group found evidence of 2,000 women, including some 200 minors, in Germany last year who underwent […]
December 10, 2020

‘These Girls Are Being Cut and Married in Droves’ – The New York Times

A deep, sonorous melody pierces the night sky when young Samburu warriors celebrate an impending marriage. These songs, […]
December 10, 2020

Anonymous App To Help End FGM In Kenya – Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 7- President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday said the government is considering adopting the use of […]
December 9, 2020

Sudan says it will stamp out child marriage and enforce ban on FGM – The Guardian

Sudanese authorities have announced they will end child marriage and enforce the country’s ban on female genital mutilation […]
December 9, 2020

Irish-Somali activist Ifrah Ahmed on her FGM mission of hope – The Times

Last January, a married couple from Dublin were jailed for the genital mutilation of their infant daughter. The […]
November 20, 2020

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Speaks with FGM Survivor Assita Kanko in “Lessons Learned: European Values Vs Islamism” – The Hoover Institution

Assita Kanko, MEP and Ayaan Hirsi Ali discussed Lessons Learned: European Values vs. Islamism in a video put […]
November 13, 2020

7 arrested in Narok after morning crackdown on FGM perpetrators – KBC News

Narok South Deputy County Commissioner Felix Kisalu said the seven, five girls and two women who were arrested […]
November 5, 2020
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American University: Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: How One Woman Turned Her Pain into Advocacy

Watch:   Event Description:  A survivor of female genital mutilation (FGM), child sexual assault, and rape, F.A. Cole […]
October 23, 2020

Kenyan efforts to end FGM suffer blow with victims paraded in ‘open defiance’ – The Guardian

Kenya has seen a setback in its progress to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM) after an open parade in […]
October 8, 2020

By Slowing Down the Senate, Pandemic Crisis Threatens a Historic Victory Against FGM in the U.S.

October 11, 2020 In 2018, the federal ban outlawing FGM was ruled unconstitutional. Ever since then, AHA Foundation, […]
October 1, 2020

Parliament committee approves citizen’s initiative on FGM Ban – News Now Finland

The cross-party Parliamentary Legal Committee has voted unanimously to approve a citizen’s initiative to ban female genital mutilation. […]
September 29, 2020

On the Cusp of the Victory – Fate of Federal FGM Ban is Now in the Hands of the Senate

We have hit a crucial time in our fight against female genital mutilation (FGM). On September 24, 2020, […]
August 31, 2020

Outcry Grows as Somalia’s Parliament Considers Bill Allowing Child Marriage – Time

(JOHANNESBURG) — An outcry is rising in Somalia as parliament considers a bill that would allow child marriage […]
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 […]
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