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In the Media

  • Thomson Reuters Foundation: Female genital mutilation falls sharply in northern Iraq – survey

    Heartland Alliance International, with the support of the Kurdistan government and U.N. children’s agency UNICEF, conducted a survey of nearly 6,000 women with daughters aged four to 14 in Iraqi Kurdistan that revealed the practice of female genital mutilation has fallen dramatically in northern Iraq. To read the full article, click here.

  • Worldview: Kovler Center To Award Syrian Doctor

    Marjorie Kovler Center senior director Mary Lynn Everson and Dr. Zaher Sahloul, Kovler’s 2017 awardee for the Robert H. Kirschner Award for Global Activism talk to Worldview about the Kovler Center’s upcoming 30 Years of Healing celebration. To listen to the segment, click here.

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A Global Vision from the Heartland

  • Reflecting on Lebanon

    April 24, 2017 Dear Friends, We’ve had an eventful few weeks at Heartland Alliance International (HAI). Last week, we hosted a Lunch & Learn event featuring our work to combat human trafficking in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. We were thrilled to welcome Senator Dick Durbin, who has long been a leader in counter-trafficking …

  • Thinking of Aisha on International Women’s Day

    March 8, 2017 Happy International Women’s Day! As women and men around the world commit themselves to achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls, I’ve been thinking about my recent trip to central Africa – and about Aisha, a woman who has been served by our programs in the Democratic Republic of Congo …

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