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Posts tagged Female Genital Mutilation
  • Read to Save Lives!

    Action Alerts

    June 16th, 2016

    Tragically, 20 years after Fauziya Kassindja’s seminal victory, women seeking asylum are still being treated like criminals.

  • Giving Survivors a Reason to Smile


    March 1st, 2016

    Meet a courageous survivor and the compassionate dentist who helped her regain her smile.

  • New Guidance for Asylum Officers Will Better Protect Survivors of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting


    February 26th, 2016

    USCIS recognizes that in communities where FGM/C occurs, other forms of persecution may await a girl or woman if she were forced to return to her home country.

  • Meet Reha


    February 15th, 2016

    Reha’s courageous refusal to subject her daughter to female genital mutilation/cutting meant both their lives were suddenly at risk.

  • I Learned to Follow, and Real Change Happened


    August 7th, 2015

    Jaha’s journey has been transformative, not just for her, but for me. I am humbled to see someone so young leading us all as we fight for equality for girls and women.

  • Leila

    Success Stories

    July 18th, 2015

    In a culture where women are shunned for defying men, only her brother stood by her side.

  • A Survivor Rebuilds Her Shattered World


    July 9th, 2015

    “There was nowhere safe in my country for me,” she says. “I fought for 12 years.” Read Camille’s remarkable story of survival.