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May 20, 2015

Ending Child Marriage as a Goal for Sustainable Development

This piece focuses on the idea that governments currently forming sustainable development goals to change the world by […]
May 20, 2015

Texas Honor Killing Case Involved Entire Family

Nadia Irsan is now among family members accused of murdering Gelareh Bagherzadeh and Coty Beavers. It is alleged […]
May 19, 2015

Western Shelters Act as Barrier To Honor Killings in Afghanistan

Funding from Western donors has led to the creation of women’s shelters throughout Afghanistan. The shelters, and the […]
May 19, 2015

‘Unchained at Last’ Supports Victims of Forced Marriage

Fraidy Reiss started the organization ‘Unchained at Last’ to support victims of forced marriage after her own experience […]
May 19, 2015

Profile of Ayaan and Heretic in Canada’s The Globe and Mail

In her profile of Ayaan and her new book Heretic, Elizabeth Renzetti of The Globe and Mail writes, “As a […]
May 19, 2015

Spanish Newspaper El Pais Covers the Release of Heretic

In a translated excerpt from his article in the Spanish newspaper El Pais, Mario Vargas Llosa notes, “It is […]
May 19, 2015

Ayaan Talks Heretic and Optimism for an Islamic Reformation with Flemming Rose of Jyllands-Posten

Ayaan speaks with Flemming Rose, Foreign Editor at the Danish Jyllands-Posten and champion of free speech, about her […]
May 19, 2015

Ayaan Discusses Heretic with Canadian Publication Maclean’s

As part of her Canadian book tour, Ayaan sat down with Maclean’s magazine to discuss her new book, […]
April 30, 2015

Ayaan Hirsi Ali to be Awarded Bradley Prize

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is to be awarded the Bradley Prize on June 3, 2015, at the John F. […]
April 14, 2015

Thousands Of Young Women In US Forced Into Marriage

NPR’s All Things Considered talks to AHA Foundation sister organizations Unchained at Last and Tahirih Justice Center about […]
April 7, 2015

Author Aisha Saeed Discusses ‘Written in the Stars,’ a Novel About Forced Marriage in the US

Aisha Saeed discusses her recent novel, Written in the Stars, and the stories of her American friends forced […]
April 5, 2015

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Discusses Her Evolving Stance on Islam, Feminism and Atheism

Ayaan Hirsi Ali sounds off on her evolving stance on Islam, feminism and atheism. She also talks about […]
April 1, 2015

Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s “Heretic” Review in the New York Times

The New York Times reviews Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s latest book, Heretic, saying “Unquestionably, Hirsi Ali poses challenging questions […]
March 31, 2015

Ayaan Hirsi Ali in Conversation with Diane Rehm

Ayaan discusses Islam, extremism, and the role of women on the Diane Rehm Show. They discuss her story, […]
March 25, 2015

Ayaan Hirsi Ali in Conversation: “A Fiery Dissenter Rethinks Her Views”

“Ayaan Hirsi Ali is Islam’s best known—her critics would say most incendiary—dissident in the West.” In this article, […]