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January 25, 2017

AHA Foundation Staff 2017 Resolutions

As we transition into 2017, the AHA staff wishes you all the best in fulfilling your New Year’s […]
January 24, 2017
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AHA’s Most Popular Blog Posts of 2016

With the new year, we invite you to look back with us and catch up on the AHA […]
January 24, 2017
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Amidst Torrential Rainfall and Floods, 10,000 People Show Up to Hear Ayaan Speak at MPSF Speaker Series in California

Earlier this month, AHA Foundation's program manager Kendall had an opportunity to listen to Ayaan give a speech […]
January 24, 2017
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An Interview with Qadar Issa, Survivor of Kidnapping and Honor Violence

Honor violence most often hurts women and girls, but it can also affect men and boys. One of […]
December 22, 2016
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2016 Annual Report

From Ayaan’s vision of a future where women and girls are free to live lives of their own […]
December 13, 2016
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Khadija Gbla, Survivor of Female Genital Mutilation, Turned Her Anger with Injustice Into Action to Protect Girls at Risk of FGM

Since she was only 13 years old, FGM survivor Khadija Gbla has been an outspoken advocate working to […]
December 11, 2016
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At InHer Circle Discussion, Ayaan Hirsi Ali Shares the Choice That Fuels the Mission of Her Life’s Work

Recently, AHA Foundation founder, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, sat down for a discussion with former CNN Chief White House […]
December 11, 2016
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Rubie Marie, Ms. Galaxy International Queen and Survivor of Forced Marriage from the UK, Advocates to Empower

Born in the UK, Rubie Marie is a brave survivor of a forced marriage at the age of […]
November 16, 2016
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With her First Novel, “Stained,” Abda Khan Gives Voice and Hope to Thousands Suffering in the Name of Honor

In her first novel Stained, Abda Khan, a British-Pakistani lawyer, portrays the struggles of an immigrant girl who […]
November 16, 2016
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Once “a Shell of a Person Living in a Haze” of Forced Marriage, Nina Van Harn Fights Back and Wins the First Case of Forced Marriage Annulment in the State of Michigan

The image most often associated with a woman or girl who is forced into marriage is that of […]
November 16, 2016
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Ayaan Honored with Genesis Award

CJUI's President Ray Hanna presenting Ayaan Hirsi Ali with the Genesis Award. At the end of October, Ayaan […]
October 28, 2016
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Amanda Parker, Interim Executive Director, on Stopping Child Marriage and Protecting Childhoods

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, I love Halloween. Celebrations around my neighborhood bring back special childhood memories. I remember […]
October 19, 2016
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AHA Donor Spotlight: “I Choose to Support this Organization…Because I Choose to Support Ayaan Hirsi Ali”

By Karen Boone I was born in England in 1962, but moved to Nairobi, Kenya when I was […]
October 19, 2016
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AHA Foundation Trainings: On a Mission to Make the US a Safer Place to Be a Girl

A battered but undeterred stay-at-home-mom stashing money into a cereal box to save enough to leave her abusive […]
October 18, 2016
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Five Things About Honor Violence You Need to Know

#1 Not all honor violence results in killings Honor killings are the most extreme form of honor violence. […]