Forced marriages

Ayaan Hirsi Ali sounds off on her evolving stance on Islam, feminism and atheism. She also talks about the AHA Foundation and the need for our work to address honor violence in the US.

“What is so heartening… is this energy of powerful, wonderful women who go out and say, “Enough is enough,” and expressing their outrage. It gives me a great deal of hope.”

Read more here: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/04/05/ayaan-to-liberals-get-your-priorities-straight.html

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 […]
March 17, 2014

Human rights activists are deeply concerned about a draft law being considered in Iraq that would permit men to marry girls as young as nine.

Human rights activists are deeply concerned about a draft law being considered in Iraq that would permit men […]
February 11, 2014

An overview of the AHA Foundation’s third annual conference on honor violence, forced marriage, and female genital mutilation (FGM) in New York City is now available online.

An overview of the AHA Foundation’s third annual conference on honor violence, forced marriage, and female genital mutilation […]
January 23, 2014

The AHA Foundation funded a recent survey of immigrant populations in New York conducted by researchers at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan that shows that the issue of forced marriage is very much alive and probably underdocumented.

In the United States, forced marriages take place but usually remain hidden from public view. The AHA Foundation, […]
January 23, 2014

Cultural traditions and a lack of legal protections are driving tens of millions of girls around the world into early marriage, subjecting them to violence, poverty and mistreatment.

Cultural traditions and a lack of legal protections are driving tens of millions of girls around the world […]