September 19, 2019

No Justice for Victims in First Federal Case Against FGM in the U.S.

AHA Foundation is greatly disappointed to report that the first federal prosecution of allegedly performing female genital mutilation […]
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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