April 30, 2019

AHA Foundation’s Amanda Parker Calls for Gender Equality Under the Law

The rights and safety of women should not be left to the interpretations of individuals or changing attitudes; […]
March 25, 2019

A Passion Born From a Girl Scout Project Keeps New Hampshire Representative Levesque Fighting to End Child Marriage in the United States

Just a few years ago Rep. Levesque was a teenager who dedicated her Girl Scout Gold Award project […]
March 13, 2019

Bill makes female cutting a crime in Iowa – RadioIowa

The Iowa Senate has unanimously voted to ban female genital mutilation and charge those who perform the procedure […]
March 7, 2019

International Women’s Day – A Day of Celebration and Renewed Commitment

The fight against women’s oppression and abuse is not a thing of the past. Even in the Western […]
February 28, 2019

Utah lawmaker files bill to stop genital mutilation on girls as young as 2 years old – KUTV

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Girls as young as two years old are being forced into genital mutilation […]
February 26, 2019

Nicholas Syrett Exposes Forgotten History of Child Marriage in the United States

Nicholas L. Syrett is a Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the chair of the department […]
February 26, 2019

Dr. Deborah Ottenheimer at Vassar College, “The Medical Side of Child Marriage and Human Trafficking”

Written by Vassar College CTU fellow, Grace Roebuck   On February 26th, an audience made up of both […]
February 22, 2019

Film Screening at Columbia University: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Video Link:   Event Description:   On February 22nd, Columbia Colloquia, with support from CTU, screened Islam and […]
February 21, 2019

Film Screening at the University of Cincinnati: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Event Description:   On February 21st, fellows at the University of Cincinnati, with support from CTU, screened Islam […]
January 30, 2019

Child Brides in America – Player.fm

Our Senior Director, Amanda Parker, is featured on Nightside with Dan Shea speaking about the immigration loophole that […]
December 19, 2018

Ohio General Assembly passes measure prohibiting female genital mutilation for girls under age 18 – Cleveland.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio General Assembly has sent to Gov. John Kasich a bill that would make […]
December 19, 2018

U.S. alone in its opposition to parts of a U.N. draft resolution addressing violence against girls – The Washington Post

When it comes to certain key global issues, the world has become used to a familiar pattern over […]
December 19, 2018

Ayaan Hirsi Ali on Firing Line with Margaret Hoover

Founder of the AHA Foundation, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, was recently interviewed on PBS’s Firing Line, exposing the issue of female […]
December 11, 2018

Survivor voices “I just believe by now, civilization should have stopped such an act.”

Below you will find two videos of survivors speaking about being forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM). […]
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 5, 2018

Child marriage survivors say UK law legitimises ‘terrible’ abuse – Thomas Reuters Foundation News

LONDON, Oct 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Zee was 13, she returned from school one day to […]
August 28, 2018

Another Case of Honor Violence Takes Lives in Texas

To respect confidentiality of the survivor, those imaged above are neither the perpetrator nor survivor described in this […]
August 11, 2018

Ayaan Hirsi Ali on Firing Line with Margaret Hoover

Founder of the AHA Foundation, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, was recently interviewed on PBS’s Firing Line, exposing the issue of female […]
June 25, 2018

AHA Foundation Campus Program Fellows Promote Free Thinking on U.S. Campuses – One Event At A Time

Madeleine Hubbard is a rising junior at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign studying Journalism and Political Science. In […]
June 18, 2018

Survivor of FGM, Assita Kanko, Fights for Human Rights for Everyone

Blog is based on past interviews and conversations with Assita Kanko. “Loneliness, the smell of the place where […]
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