January 30, 2016

Persecution of Homosexuals in Somalia

Many homosexuals in Somalia keep their sexuality a secret out of fear of retribution from al-Shabaab, the Islamist terror […]
October 12, 2015

Story of Forced Marriage in Kenya

The story of the forced marriage of Younis, a member of the Samburu in Kenya, has been released. […]
July 28, 2015

The Story of a Woman who Stopped Performing FGM

Jane used to be a ‘cutter’ in Kenya who performed female genital mutilation on women as part of […]
July 26, 2015

President Obama Speaks Out on Women’s Rights in Kenya

During President Obama’s visit to Kenya, he delivered a speech condemning traditions that treat women as second-class citizens […]
April 16, 2015

“My Story” by Knackered

**This blog was submitted to the AHA Foundation as part of an “I Am Inspired by Ayaan” Call […]
March 24, 2015

Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now

From Ayaan’s Desktop   I have dedicated my life to speaking out when my conscience guides me to […]
February 24, 2014

Daniel Howden reports that female genital mutilation is proving to be an extremely difficult practice to eradicate in Kenya.

Daniel Howden reports that female genital mutilation is proving to be an extremely difficult practice to eradicate in […]
October 25, 2013

Although the practice of female cutting, known as FGM – Female Genital Mutilation continues today in Kenya, a new movement has begun that shows promise for an ‘easier and more tolerant’ society as more and more girls begin to stand up for their rights to refuse the harmful practice.

Although the practice of female cutting, known as FGM – Female Genital Mutilation continues today in Kenya, a […]
October 12, 2013

In Kenya, the battle against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is far from being won.

In Kenya, the battle against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is far from being won. Read more here.
November 20, 2012

A new Maasai rite of passage aims to reduce the prevalence of female genital mutilation.

A new Maasai rite of passage aims to reduce the prevalence of female genital mutilation in Kenya. Via: […]
April 3, 2012

In Kenya, married women who escaped female genital mutilation are being threatened to undergo it, a report has stated, as husbands force their wives to undergo FGM to avoid missing out on family inheritances.

In Kenya, married women who escaped female genital mutilation are being threatened to undergo it, a report has […]
October 18, 2011

In Kenya, some Maasai men are trying to combat FGM in their community

In Kenya, some Maasai men are trying to drive a gradual shift away from FGM in their community. […]
September 16, 2011

Kenyan First Lady calls for strict enforcement of anti-FGM law

The Kenyan First Lady, Lucy Kibaki, has called on law enforcers to ensure that the law on Female […]
September 9, 2011

Kenya makes FGM illegal

Kenya has become the latest African country to ban female genital mutilation, with the passing of a law […]
August 31, 2011

A group of teachers and students from Alliance Girls High School and Dartmouth University in the United States have launched an anti-Female Genital Mutilation campaign in Marakwet district, Kenya

A group of teachers and students from Alliance Girls High School and Dartmouth University in the United States […]
May 28, 2011

School provides refuge from FGM

In Kenya, Charity Firm World Vision has opened a girl’s secondary school in Marich Pas, in West Pokot, […]
April 10, 2011

Filmmaker Profiles Kenyan Child Brides’ Quest For Freedom

To make her documentary “Escape,” filmmaker Marvi Lacar left her home in New York City and traveled to […]
April 6, 2011

Kenyan parliament to debate female genital mutilation bill

The Kenyan parliament is set to debate a proposed bill outlawing female genital mutilation in the African nation: […]
December 27, 2010

In Kenya, Female circumcision still eludes the law

In Kenya, female genital mutilation still eludes the law. via:[http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/InsidePage.php?id=2000025564&cid=4]
November 2, 2010

Agony for girls as culture of silence fuels outdated ‘cut’

A conspiracy of silence and traditional beliefs continue to fuel the circumcision of girls – some of them […]
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