June 14, 2022

A Major Milestone in Protecting U.S. Women and Girls: AHA’s Advocacy Leader on the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

Published 6/17/2022 In March, a major achievement in the fight for women’s rights in the U.S. was reached. […]
June 7, 2022

“The best cure is prevention. We can’t just continue letting FGM/C happen and reacting to its awful consequences after the fact. We have to do better.” AHA’s anti-FGM/C trainer Oluwadamilola Alabi on her mission to end FGM/C in Chicago North Side

Published 6/7/2022 Last year, we shared with you that AHA Foundation had won a 3-year federal grant from […]
May 30, 2022

Sean Callaghan, U.K. based researcher, finds FGM prevalence in the U.S. 17% higher than CDC latest estimate: “There could be as many as 600,000 women and girls potentially impacted by FGM living in the U.S.”

Published 6/7/2022 Sean Callaghan is pursuing a PhD at the University of Leicester in the U.K. His research, […]
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 […]
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 5/3/2022 Emanuela Zuccalà is a writer and filmmaker whose work centers around human rights, and women’s rights […]
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 7, 2022

“Girls have a right to thrive in the life they want for themselves. Not what someone else forcefully imprints on them.” Sasha K. Taylor Survived Child Marriage in the U.S. Now She Fights Tirelessly to End It – Part 2

  Published 4/7/2022 When team members from AHA Foundation spoke to Sasha K. Taylor, we were immediately moved […]
April 7, 2022

“I took the risk of unchaining myself from the generational cycle of abuse the same day I was told by my uncle that the only way out of my marriage would be my death…” Aliya Abbas, child marriage survivor from the U.S., fought for her freedom all by herself.

Published 4/7/2022 Aliya Abbas is a passionate and outspoken survivor of and advocate against child marriage in the […]
April 1, 2022

AHA Foundation fights FGM/C on the ground in Chicago: update on our federally-funded anti-FGM/C program

March 1, 2022

“Girls have a right to thrive in the life they want for themselves. Not what someone else forcefully imprints on them.” Sasha K. Taylor Survived Child Marriage in the U.S. Now She Fights Tirelessly to End It – Part 1

Published 03/02/2022 When team members from AHA Foundation spoke to Sasha K. Taylor, we were immediately moved by […]
February 22, 2022

“There is a very clear will to end FGM in the U.S., we just need the resources to finish it.” AHA Veteran Amanda Parker on 15 Years of the Fight Against FGM

Published 03/02/2022 This year marks the 15th anniversary of Ayaan Hirsi Ali founding AHA Foundation. Since the very […]
January 27, 2022

Lawyer Adijatu Kamara Discusses AHA’s New Legal Guides For FGM Survivors: “We hope that [they] will serve as an eye-opener to the practice of FGM in its basic form.”

Published 2/3/2022 A major part of our work at AHA Foundation is to end female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
January 24, 2022

AHA Foundation Releases New Legal Guides for FGM Survivors. AHA’s George Zarubin: “To the survivors of FGM, I want to express my admiration for your strength and resilience in the face of true horror. I hope that these guides will help you find justice.”

Published 2/3/2022 A major part of our work at AHA Foundation is to end female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
January 12, 2022

Muslim Reformer and Writer Raheel Raza Fights for the Soul of Islam

Published 1/13/2022 In our work to challenge the Islamist extremism that threatens Western civilization, AHA Foundation amplifies the […]
January 5, 2022

AHA Foundation’s Top 5 Blogs of 2021

Published 1/13/2022 These are the stories that resonated most with our supporters in 2021: Hanna Nour, a member […]
December 17, 2021

2021 Annual Report: Heroes in Action

2021 HIGHLIGHTS Advocated for the federal anti-FGM ban that was ultimately signed into law by then-President Trump. Spearheaded […]
December 7, 2021

Sahara was told some goals were unattainable for women of her background. She dared to believe otherwise.

Published 12/07/2021 Sahara Ash grew up in a refugee camp in Kenya where she was forced to undergo […]
November 29, 2021

“AHA Foundation is the perfect collaborator.” American Medical Association Doctor Discusses AMA/AHA Partnership to Fight Female Genital Mutilation

Published 12/07/2021 AHA Foundation is proud to announce that our groundbreaking online training program for combating female genital […]
November 22, 2021

AHA Foundation Wins a 3-Year Grant from Department of Justice to Fight FGM/C in Chicago North Side

Published 12/07/2021 AHA Foundation recently received the news that we have won a 3-year federal grant from the […]
November 15, 2021

Representative Kay Khan: “…the more I learned [about child marriage in Massachusetts], the more I realized we needed to act.”

11/15/2021 This month, the fight to end child marriage in Massachusetts reaches a crucial moment. Two bills have […]