Newsletters


December 20, 2015

Honor Violence Helpline, Successes You Made Possible, and the Lantos Prize for Human Rights

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, As this year draws to its end, the pace of work here at the […]
December 8, 2015

Ayaan’s Thanksgiving Message, Free Honor Violence Webinar and More

  Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, I will soon have the honor of sitting down to my second Thanksgiving […]
October 15, 2015

Child Marriage in the US, a Tale of Courage from a Survivor, and News from Around the World

  Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, As children across the country enjoy autumn and cheerily prepare for Halloween, a […]
September 25, 2015

Petition to End Honor Violence; A Gay Afghan Man on Averting Honor Violence & Activism; Reflections from Our Executive Director

  Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Many of you have already signed our petition to say that honor violence in the […]
August 21, 2015

Back to School – Where are the Missing Girls?

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, As I again prepare to teach a class this fall, everywhere I look I […]
July 16, 2015

AHA Foundation Advocacy Leads US Efforts to Track Honor Violence, Helping to End FGM, Book Recommendations and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, When considering the common thread of our newsletter articles this month, I kept coming […]
June 19, 2015

FGM Survivors Speak Out, Honor Violence on Film, Forced Marriage in the News and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, There’s power in a personal story. Time and again we’re reminded that no matter […]
May 20, 2015

Vacation Cutting Season, “Heretic” in Europe and Canada, Empowering Essay Quotes and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, I would like to use this issue of our newsletter to provide an update […]
April 16, 2015

“Inspired by Ayaan” Top Essays, “Heretic” in the US, Eric Schmidt Challenge and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Spring is the time many of us are inspired by the colorful changes we […]
March 18, 2015

“Heretic” Available for Pre-Order, AHA Book Club Recommendations, Launch of Eric Schmidt Challenge and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, I am proud to share with you today that my new book Heretic: Why […]
February 25, 2015

Interview with Ruth Trotter, Aneela Arshed Gives Voice to Women and Girls, Q&A with Ayaan and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, I have dedicated my life to speaking out when my conscience guides me to […]
January 21, 2015

Ayaan Talks Freedom of Expression, Discussion with “The Price of Honor” Co-Director, Gender Equality as a Weapon Against Extremism and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, In the wake of the New Year, terrorist acts in Paris were followed by […]
December 17, 2014

A Look Back at 2014, New FGM Legislation in Massachusetts, Our Executive Director Testifies Before the Canadian Senate and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, As the end of the year approaches, I recall the Foundation’s beginnings – five […]
November 7, 2014

Matching Gift Campaign, FGM in the US and Abroad, A Day in the Life of our Executive Director and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Today, I’m thrilled to be able to share with you some exciting news at […]