October 8, 2020

Simple Ways We Can Fight Cancel Culture and Defend Freedom of Speech in an Interview with Peter Boghossian

October 11, 2020 Cancel culture is threatening our freedoms. To help us better understand what we can do […]
October 8, 2020

By Slowing Down the Senate, Pandemic Crisis Threatens a Historic Victory Against FGM in the U.S.

October 11, 2020 In 2018, the federal ban outlawing FGM was ruled unconstitutional. Ever since then, AHA Foundation, […]
September 29, 2020

On the Cusp of the Victory – Fate of Federal FGM Ban is Now in the Hands of the Senate

We have hit a crucial time in our fight against female genital mutilation (FGM). On September 24, 2020, […]
September 11, 2020

How Ayaan Hirsi Ali Became a Staunch Defender of Freedom of Speech

For years, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has been one of the most vocal defenders of free speech. As the […]
September 10, 2020

United States Ambassador Bremer Reflects on Working to Improve Women’s Rights in Iraq Post 9/11

 Like many other AHA Foundation supporters, Ambassador Bremer joined our cause after learning about the journey and work […]
August 27, 2020

Back to School Uncertainties Force AHA Foundation Campus Program to Reconfigure

August 26, 2020  The Critical Thinking Unit is AHA Foundation’s campus program run in partnership with another non-profit […]
July 20, 2020

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Makes Several Media Appearances to Defend Freedom of Speech

Our founder, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, has been at the front of the fight for freedom of speech in […]
July 14, 2020

One of AHA’s Youngest Supporters Declares: “We cannot let torment stay shrouded in darkness”

Jaclyn Soneff became AHA Foundation’s supporter and advocate against female genital mutilation (FGM) in 2019 after learning about […]
July 14, 2020

Child Marriage Survivors Warn About Possible Exploitation of Girls During the Pandemic

To help curb the spread of COVID-19, local governments have found many ways to tend to the needs […]
June 22, 2020

AHA Helpline Manager Reports: “While Circumstances May Be Different, Emotions Remain the Same”

The people who run AHA Foundation’s helpline are often unsung heroes in our fight against female genital mutilation […]
June 22, 2020

How Jesse Topper Led Pennsylvania to Ban Child Marriage Despite Pandemic

With a much-needed focus on the health crisis, state governments were focusing almost exclusively on the pandemic for […]
May 12, 2020

Why Laws Against Child Marriage Are Now Needed More Than Ever

Both Pennsylvania and Minnesota recently voted unanimously to ban child marriage, becoming the third and fourth states in […]
May 11, 2020

Tulane University Interns Amplify AHA Foundation’s Impact

Since the fall of 2019, students from Tulane University’s internship program have been helping amplify AHA Foundation’s policy […]
May 7, 2020
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A Spike in Requests for Help at AHA Foundation’s Crisis Text Line

Violence against women and children is increasing around the world. AHA Foundation’s crisis text line is experiencing a […]
April 21, 2020

Kentucky FGM Survivor: “…through Kentucky passing the law, my chains are broken and I feel free”

Earlier this month, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, legislators in Kentucky passed a comprehensive ban against female genital mutilation […]
April 16, 2020

Campus Program Coordinator Bids Farewell, Looks Back at Her Journey at AHA Foundation

Last month, we had to say goodbye and wish our best to Julia, our Campus Program Manager, who […]
April 13, 2020

Kentucky FGM Survivor Spearheads a Victory in Her State

Kentucky recently became the 38th state to pass comprehensive legislation against female genital mutilation (FGM)!  More than 1,845 […]
March 30, 2020

American Artist’s Lessons For Syrian Refugees on Overcoming Adversity Resonate Strongly in a World Struggling With COVID-19

A multimedia storyteller from the U.S., Nesli has built her career working in Los Angeles and Istanbul. Her […]
March 27, 2020

During Social Distancing, AHA’s Team Looks for Ways to Stay Occupied and Connected

During this unprecedented health crisis, we are all doing our part in flattening the curve of COVID-19 with […]
March 6, 2020

International Women’s Day

This March 8, International Women’s Day, we feature the stories of activists and survivors who triumphed over abuse […]
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