July 9, 2015

New Data on UK Honor Violence

The Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation recently released data showing that there have been 11,000 cases of […]
July 8, 2015

UK Develops App to Combat FGM

An app has been created in the United Kingdom to help girls at risk of female genital mutilation […]
June 10, 2015

UK Convicts First Person Under Forced Marriage Laws

A businessman in the UK was sentenced to 16 years in jail after forcing a 25-year-old to marry […]
April 14, 2015

Forced Marriages As a Problem Across Cultures

Forced marriage is a problem across cultures. This story highlights the experiences of two young women who underwent […]
February 23, 2015

Two Survivors of Child Marriage in Ethiopia Advocate for Eradication of Practice

Melka and Alemtsahye Gebrekidan were forced into marriage when they were just 14 and 10, respectively. While most […]
January 16, 2015

Cosmopolitan UK Created Mock Cover to Raise Awareness About Honor Killings

Cosmopolitan UK has created a mock up cover of its February issue featuring a woman suffocating on the […]
April 3, 2014

The Washington Post reports on British lawmakers’ efforts to combat female genital mutilation (FGM).

The Washington Post reports on British lawmakers’ efforts to combat female genital mutilation (FGM). Read more here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/immigration-forcing-british-lawmakers-to-confront-female-genital-mutilation/2014/04/01/24cf25e1-8001-4c80-b277-5f5c6f10cdfa_story.html
April 3, 2014

An extensive awareness campaign on female genital mutilation (FGM) and violence against women will be rolled out in the borough of Brent (UK), the result of a landmark report looking into the issues which was spearheaded by Councillor Ann John.

An extensive awareness campaign on female genital mutilation (FGM) and violence against women will be rolled out in […]
April 3, 2014

The city council of Slough (UK) has vowed to combat female genital mutilation after the town was named as one of four areas by the NHS as ‘high-risk’ for the illegal practice.

The city council of Slough (UK) has vowed to combat female genital mutilation after the town was named […]
March 21, 2014

Nearly 4,000 women and girls have been treated for female genital mutilation (FGM) in London’s hospitals since 2009, according to new figures, the BBC reports.

Nearly 4,000 women and girls have been treated for female genital mutilation (FGM) in London’s hospitals since 2009, […]
March 21, 2014

In the United Kingdom, the first prosecutions over female genital mutilation have been announced by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

In the United Kingdom, the first prosecutions over female genital mutilation have been announced by the Crown Prosecution […]
March 10, 2014

Katharine Whitehorn analyzes what men can do to stop Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Katharine Whitehorn analyzes what men can do to stop Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Read more here: http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/mar/03/men-and-female-genital-mutilation
February 25, 2014

The Police Commissioner of Bolton (UK) is backing a campaign to teach children in schools about the risks of female genital mutilation.

The Police Commissioner of Bolton (UK) is backing a campaign to teach children in schools about the risks […]
February 24, 2014

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who has spearheaded the campaign for universal education for children, has backed a campaign led by the 17-year-old British student Fahma Mohamed to get education about female genital mutilation into all schools in the UK.

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who has spearheaded the campaign for universal education for children, has backed a […]
February 24, 2014

One in five UK police forces is failing to properly record cases of so-called honor violence against women, according to a support group.

One in five UK police forces is failing to properly record cases of so-called honor violence against women, […]
February 18, 2014

The AHA Foundation is proud to co-lead a training on honor violence and forced marriage for the Arizona Homicide Investigators Association.

The AHA Foundation is proud to co-lead a training on honor violence and forced marriage for the Arizona […]
February 11, 2014

The first prosecution for female genital mutilation is expected to go ahead within weeks after a concerted drive to end Britain’s “shameful” record over the crime.

The first prosecution for female genital mutilation is expected to go ahead within weeks after a concerted drive […]
February 11, 2014

Scotland’s government said it would be writing to every headteacher in the nation asking them to train their staff and educate parents about female genital mutilation.

Scotland’s government said it would be writing to every headteacher in the nation asking them to train their […]
February 11, 2014

The British Education Secretary, Michael Gove, has agreed to meet 17-year-old student Fahma Mohamed, following a Guardian-backed petition demanding action to end to female genital mutilation that has attracted 170,000 signatures since launching last week.

The British Education Secretary, Michael Gove, has agreed to meet 17-year-old student Fahma Mohamed, following a Guardian-backed petition […]
January 23, 2014

Too many young Londoners are “morally ambiguous” about forced marriage and must be taught about human rights, campaigners warned today.

Too many young Londoners are  “morally ambiguous” about forced marriage and must be taught about human rights, campaigners […]
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