December 3, 2018

Update on the First Female Genital Mutilation Case in the U.S.: A stunning development as judge dismisses primary charges against defendants and rules anti-FGM law unconstitutional

In a shocking ruling, the district court judge presiding over the first-ever federally prosecuted case of female genital […]
November 26, 2018

Ruling in genital mutilation case shocks women’s advocates – Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Women’s rights advocates said they were shocked when a federal judge in Michigan ruled this […]
November 21, 2018

Judge throws out anti-female genital mutilation law – Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release – Wednesday November 21, 2018 Judge throws out anti-female genital mutilation law leaving […]
September 26, 2018

Mutilated brides fetch higher price, group claims – The Detroit News

Detroit — Grooms pay more money for brides who have undergone female genital mutilation, a religious practice central to […]
September 13, 2018

Feds level new charges in genital mutilation case – The Detroit News

Detroit — Federal prosecutors filed new charges in the nation’s first case involving female genital mutilation, accusing one doctor of […]
September 20, 2017

Update on the First Female Genital Mutilation Case in the U.S. – Trial Postponed as More Charged in Case

Theodore Levin Courthouse, Detroit, Michigan. Photo by: C Hanchey and can be found here. United States of America v. […]
May 24, 2017

The Arrest of Doctor from Detroit Helps Break the Silence Around Cutting Girls in the US

By: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Even though we have had Federal laws in place since 1996 against female genital […]
April 20, 2017

Michigan Doctor Is Accused of Genital Cutting of 2 Girls

A Michigan doctor has been accused of performing genital cutting on two 7-year-old girls at a medical clinic, […]
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