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 CTU, 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.

11 states in the U.S. still do not have any laws protecting girls from this child abuse. With […]
January 14, 2020

Female genital mutilation bill introduced in KY – Wave3 News

(WAVE) – Kentucky lawmakers have introduced a new bill that would outlaw female genital mutilation. A similar bill […]
December 16, 2019

2019 Impact Report Video

During this time of reflection on the past year, we look back at the challenges we have overcome […]
December 10, 2019

The 11 States That Risk Becoming Destinations for FGM

02-03-2021 Take Action: Demand Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in the U.S. Although female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
November 18, 2019

Joanna Vergoth Helps Survivors Deal With the Psychological Consequences of Female Genital Mutilation

Joanna Vergoth is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in trauma. For the last 20 years she has dedicated herself […]
November 5, 2019

Female Genital Mutilation: A Survivor’s Story at Texas Tech University

Video Link:   Event Description:   Female Genital Mutilation: A Survivor’s Story took place Tuesday, November 5 at […]
October 16, 2019

Vulnerable teenage girls to be targeted in airport bathrooms to stop them from being taken overseas and forced into arranged marriages – Daily Mail

Airport bathrooms will be targeted as part of a new campaign to crackdown on predators who are forcing […]
October 10, 2019

Kentucky Survivor Breaks Silence About Genital Mutilation

I am a white, Christian woman who was born and raised in the United States. When I was […]
October 1, 2019

The (Transformative) Power of Women at Pepperdine University

Video Link:   Event Description:   After facing repeated attempts, some of which were successful, to ban her […]
September 25, 2019

It’s All About Health for Women and Girls: Ghada Khan on Ending FGM – Philanthropy Women

An estimated 3.9 million girls around the world are at risk of female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) […]
September 12, 2019

Books Not Bombs: Translating the Western Canon for the Islamic World at University of Texas at Austin

Video Link:   Event Description:   On September 12, 2019, Faisal Saeed Al-Mutar gave a lecture about the […]
August 14, 2019

My urgent message to legislators at the 46th ALEC Annual Conference

Ban Female Genital Mutilation by 2020 * The ALEC annual meeting took place August 14-16, 2019 Today in […]
July 2, 2019

‘Every day has been hell’ since ‘honour killing’ of Banaz Mahmod – BBC

The image above is a stock image. The sister of a Muslim woman murdered in a so-called honour […]
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