We are pleased to announce that on November 17th, the AHA Foundation was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from the U.S. State Department for our support and guidance in assisting victims of forced marriage. The certificate was presented following a roundtable on forced marriage held by the State Department in Washington, DC. In attendance from the AHA Foundation team were the Executive Director, the Research Director and the Legislative Counsel.
Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000
Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening
Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense