May 20, 2022

Protected: Sara’s Story, Part 1: A Survivor of Child Marriage in the U.S., On Her Ordeal and How She Won Her Freedom: “Being married to an older man was like being a prisoner. I didn’t even have control over my own body.”

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May 19, 2022

London teenager arrested on suspicion of sharing Islamist terrorist material – The Guardian

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of sharing Islamist terrorist material. The teenager was held in […]
May 19, 2022

‘They’re killing us’: West Yorkshire FGM survivors speak out – ITV News, West Yorkshire

Survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM) in West Yorkshire have spoken out about the pain and suffering they […]
May 19, 2022

Child Marriage Bill Passes the Massachusetts House of Representatives – The East Boston Times-Free Press

As part of the Fiscal Year 2023 House Budget debate, An Act to End Child Marriage was adopted. […]
May 19, 2022

Buffalo and the myth of racist America – Ayaan Hirsi Ali in UnHerd

What connects the tragedies of May 25, 2020, and May 14, 2022? The straightforward answer, at least according […]
May 17, 2022

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Tackles Today’s Burning Issues: Her Writing, Podcasts, and Media Appearances Defending Western Freedoms and Ideals

Our founder, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, has been at the forefront of the public debate over freedom of speech […]
May 16, 2022

Jason Hill on Race in America – The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast

Ayaan speaks with Jason Hill about free speech, immigration, and the power of individual agency. While they question […]
May 16, 2022

America’s Crisis of Self-Doubt – National Review

We live in an age of increasing national self-doubt. The American project, as such, is under assault. Our history […]
May 12, 2022

How Social Media Crucially Helps and Hinders ex-Muslims – Focus on Western Islamism

Social media has played a contradictory role in helping ex-Muslims recount the abuse they have endured after leaving […]
May 10, 2022

The desperation of Biden’s Disinformation Board – Ayaan Hirsi Ali in UnHerd

In 1918, Woodrow Wilson’s Democratic administration passed a piece of legislation it hoped would accelerate the end of […]
May 9, 2022

Free Speech and Islamophobia Narrative

Join a conversation with writer, speaker, and activist Sarah Haider. Sarah is AHA Foundation’s campus program fellow from the University of […]
May 4, 2022

Webinar: Child marriage in the U.S. with Fraidy Reiss and students from the Fordham University

Join activist and forced marriage survivor Fraidy Reiss for a Q&A webinar on ending child marriage in the […]
May 4, 2022

The opposite of marriage – Genevieve Meyer in The Journal Gazette

America has a big child marriage problem. In the past year we have heard more about child marriage reaching […]
May 2, 2022

Ayaan Hirsi Ali at the Munk Dialogues

Activist, feminist, author, scholar and former politician, Ayaan Hirsi Ali is the best selling author of Infidel and Heretic: Why Islam […]
April 27, 2022

Filmmaker Emanuela Zuccalà on her documentary about FGM in Liberia: “I find it absurd that even today there are states where this harmful practice is still widespread.”

Published  Emanuela Zuccalà is a writer and filmmaker whose work centers around human rights, and women’s rights in […]
April 27, 2022

This isn’t a war between good and evil – UnHerd

The images emerging from Bucha are haunting. Dead civilians line the streets, many with their hands bound behind […]
April 22, 2022

Female Genital Mutilation Isn’t Just a Foreign Issue – Ms. Magazine

Texas Governor Greg Abbott waded into problematic territory when he called gender-affirming care for transgender minors “mutilation” and “child abuse.” […]
April 22, 2022

Opinion: Female Genital Mutilation Is More Common Than You Think – Prescott eNews

Chances are, you’ve never heard of “FGM,” also known as female genital mutilation. For Americans, FGM doesn’t hit […]
April 22, 2022

Peter Boghossian on his Reverse Q&A tour and fighting illiberalism in academia: “Abysmal. That’s the one-word description of the state of free speech on college campuses.”

Published 5/3/2022 Until last September, Peter Boghossian was an assistant professor of philosophy at Portland State University. Faced […]
April 19, 2022

The Cocktail Party Contrarian: Everything in Moderation, Including Being a Moderate – The New York Sun

Years ago, after Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s now seminal book “Infidel” was first published, I attended a party for […]