October 18, 2021

Protected: “It is our job to protect the innocence of our children.” Jenn survived child marriage in the U.S. Now she fights to end it.

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October 6, 2021

Our Reaction to the First Federal FGM Case Dismissal: We Lost a Battle, But Are Resolute in Winning This War

10-06-2021 United States of America v. Nagarwala, et al (17-20274) Eastern District of Michigan United States District Court […]
October 1, 2021

Child marriage rose 50 pc during pandemic: NCRB – Media India Group

Until 2019, life for Priya (name changed), a 14-year-old girl living with her parents and an elder brother […]
August 20, 2021

Chaos and Violence, in Afghanistan and Chicago, with Ayaan Hirsi Ali and John Kass on the Megyn Kelly Podcast

Megyn Kelly is joined by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, human rights activist, author, and host of The Ayaan Hirsi Ali […]
August 20, 2021

An Afghan woman in Kabul: ‘Now I have to burn everything I achieved’ – The Guardian

Early on Sunday morning, I was heading to university for a class when a group of women came […]
August 6, 2021

Women empowerment; Leaders from around the world pledged $40 billion to promote gender equality – The Policy Times

At an international meeting in Paris, world leaders, philanthropists, and organizations offered at least $40 billion to promote […]
June 25, 2021

“I Joined AHA Foundation to Give A Voice to Liberal Values”

When Ayaan Hirsi Ali first appeared in major news outlets, Debra Coplan paid only a little attention to […]
May 19, 2021
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The University of Central Florida: Women as Agents of Change Against the Forced Hijab

Watch: Event Description: Faisal Saeed Al Mutar interviewed Masih Alinejad on the status of women’s rights in Iran […]
May 12, 2021

California State Northridge: Child Marriage in California

Watch: Event Description: Speakers Fraidy Reiss, Forced Marriage survivor and Founder of Unchained at Last, and Amanda Parker, […]
April 29, 2021

North Carolina State University: FGM/C The Hidden Practice That Changes Lives

Watch: Event Description: Speakers F.A. Cole, FGM survivor, Mariya Taher, FGM survivor and Sahiyo Founder, Amanda Parker, AHA […]
March 5, 2021

University of Connecticut: Free Speech and Minority Rights: Perspectives of a Danish Blasphemer and an American Homosexual

Watch: Event Description:  This panel, “Free Speech and Minority Rights: Perspectives of a Danish Blasphemer and an American […]
February 11, 2021

Ohio University: How Can We End Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)? A survivor’s perspective

Watch: Event Description:  Nimco Ali is a British Somali feminist, social activist, and survivor of female genital mutilation […]
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 3, 2020

Controversial ‘virginity tests’ sold by UK clinics – BBC

Women are being offered controversial “virginity tests” at British medical clinics, an investigation by BBC Newsbeat and 100 Women has […]
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 7, 2020
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Surviving Child Marriage in the United States: Yes, it happens here too. Legally.

Event Description: This event screened a short film called “Speaking Frankly: Child Marriage” by CBS Originals and featured […]
May 16, 2020

U.S. online marriages feared providing cover for child brides – Reuters

NEW YORK, May 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Two U.S. states have banned child marriage this month, but […]
February 26, 2020

Film Screening at The University of Pennsylvania: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Event Description: On February 26, 2020 College Republicans, with support from CTF, screened Islam and the Future of […]
February 22, 2020
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Harvard University: Make America Dinner Again (MADA) Roundtable Discussion

Event Description: On February 22, 2020, ten students with diverging viewpoints at Harvard University gathered to eat dinner […]
February 5, 2020

Take Action: Demand Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in the U.S.

Updated 10-06-2021 10 states plus Washington, D.C. in the U.S. still do not have any laws protecting girls […]