March 1st, 2016
Meet a courageous survivor and the compassionate dentist who helped her regain her smile.
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.
February 15th, 2016
Reha’s courageous refusal to subject her daughter to female genital mutilation/cutting meant both their lives were suddenly at risk.
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.
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.
July 23rd, 2014
Inter Press Service, a global news agency that focuses on coverage of marginalized communities, brought attention to Tahirih’s call for a coordinated, federal response to the problem of forced marriage in the United States in an article published this week.
September 26th, 2012
When Kadi entered the United States for the second time, she knew there would be no returning to her home country of Mali. An activist who fought for women’s rights and who defied her husband and community to protect her daughter from female genital mutilation, she knew that returning would cost her her life and leave her daughter without a protector.