Ayaan Hirsi Ali and AHA Foundation in the News


September 20, 2017

Little girls are being ‘cut on kitchen tables’ in Manhattan as FGM grows at alarming rate – Metro UK

Some practitioners are happy to perform brutal female genital mutilation (FGM) procedures on little girls on kitchen tables […]
September 14, 2017

FGM survivor speaks of night she was forcefully cut as she fights for end to brutal procedure – Metro UK

Mariya Taher was seven when strangers forced her to the ground and cut her clitoral hood. She doesn’t […]
August 24, 2017

Why Is the Southern Poverty Law Center Targeting Liberals? – The New York Times

Since the violence in Charlottesville 10 days ago, when white supremacists left one young woman dead and 19 […]
August 21, 2017

Activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali says US has its head in the sand when it comes to ISIS – Fox News

A leading voice on the rights of Muslim women said Sunday U.S. lawmakers continue to take a “head […]
August 15, 2017

On Radical Islam, Trump Has Lost His Focus – Wall Street Journal

An Op-Ed by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Published Aug. 10, 2017 Candidate Donald Trump vowed to take a fresh approach […]
July 20, 2017

Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Most Recent Op-eds

Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Asra Q. Nomani: They Brushed off Kamala Harris. Then She Brushed Us Off. – […]
July 17, 2017

24 states have no laws against female genital mutilation. Here’s why that needs to change. – Mic

Under a series of new laws signed Tuesday, Michigan became the 26th state to place a criminal ban […]
July 13, 2017

Your Voice, Your Future Roundtable – “THE FGM CONTROVERSY” – WGME

An hour long discussion on Female Genital Mutilation. Panel: Imam Abdullah Dibba Shelby Quast, Director of Equality Now […]
July 5, 2017

‘To Change People’s Minds’ Activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali sees a better way to fight terrorism – Stanford Magazine

Ayaan Hirsi Ali has been called the best-known feminist intellectual ever to come out of Africa. In the West, […]
June 23, 2017

Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Asra Q. Nomani Respond to Readers – The New York Times

Last week, Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Asra Q. Nomani testified before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and […]
June 23, 2017

Ayaan Hirsi Ali testifies at hearing on violent extremism – Fox News

Activist appears before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Watch the video here: http://video.foxnews.com/v/5481301992001/?#sp=show-clips
June 22, 2017

Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Asra Q. Nomani: Kamala Harris Was Silenced. Then She Silenced Us. – The New York Times

Last week, Senator Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, made headlines when Republican senators interrupted her at a […]
June 20, 2017

What One Senate Hearing Taught Me About Discussing Islam in America – Huffington Post

“Mrs. Hirsi Ali, do you still think Islam is a death cult?” shouted a man wearing what looked […]
June 16, 2017

Ideology and Terror: Understanding the Tools, Tactics, and Techniques of Violent Extremism

AHA Foundation Founder Ayaan Hirsi Ali testified in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and […]
June 14, 2017

AHA Foundation Featured on The Tipping Point Discussing Female Genital Mutilation

AHA Foundation’s Senior Director, Amanda Parker, was featured on the show Tipping Point to discuss the Virginia Imam […]
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