May 7, 2020

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 […]
February 26, 2020

Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Life Story Inspires a Supporter from Massachusetts to Take Action

Michael Cavallo is a Massachusetts resident and local climate change activist. He saw his state was lacking protections […]
February 17, 2020

After Growing Up in a Warzone, CTF Co-Founder Dedicates Life to Fighting Extremism

Faisal Saeed al-Mutar, founder of Ideas Beyond Borders and co-founder of the Critical Thinking Fellowship (CTF) Campus Program, […]
February 5, 2020

Take Action: Demand Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in the U.S.

Updated 10-06-2021 10 states plus Washington, D.C. in the U.S. still do not have any laws protecting girls […]
January 30, 2020

CTF Fellow Educates Hundreds About FGM, Creates Ripple Effects in Her Community

During her fellowship with AHA Foundation’s Critical Thinking Fellowship (CTF) campus program, Alana Krafsur organized the most successful […]
January 9, 2020

AHA Foundation’s Most Shared Blogs in 2019

What AHA Foundation stories moved and inspired you the most in 2019? Find out by looking at our […]
December 19, 2019

2019 Annual Report

2019 HIGHLIGHTS Upheld our position as the national leader in anti-FGM advocacy and played key roles in five […]
December 16, 2019

2019 Impact Report Video

During this time of reflection on the past year, we look back at the challenges we have overcome […]
December 11, 2019

2019 Donor Spotlight

The holiday season is all about giving back. At AHA Foundation, we want to take this time to […]
December 10, 2019

The 11 States That Risk Becoming Destinations for FGM

02-03-2021 Take Action: Demand Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in the U.S. Although female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
November 26, 2019

Our Thanksgiving Message to You

George Zarubin, Executive Director This year I am so grateful for the dedicated team we have at the […]
November 19, 2019

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Op-eds on Combating Islamism

Our Founder, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, has frequently focused on combating Islamism in her writings. We have compiled some of her […]
November 19, 2019

Amplifying and Uniting Voices of Muslim Reformers and ex-Muslims

  In our mission to bring our Founder’s ideas into practice, this October, in cooperation with the Hoover […]
November 18, 2019

Joanna Vergoth Helps Survivors Deal With the Psychological Consequences of Female Genital Mutilation

Joanna Vergoth is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in trauma. For the last 20 years she has dedicated herself […]