Newsletters


August 24, 2017

Child Marriage Legislation in Florida, A Survivor of FGM Shares Her Story, An Interview with Maine State Representative, And More…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, August has been a surprisingly busy month working to strengthen legislative protections for women […]
July 25, 2017

My Responses to Readers of The New York Times, Michigan Passes Strongest Anti-FGM Law in the US, Two Interviews with Medical Professionals Working to Stop FGM, AHA Recommends Books for Summer Reading and more…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, The summer months are often a time for rest, but we have been busy at […]
June 26, 2017

Ayaan’s op-ed in The New York Times, Michigan legislature is moving forward to criminalize FGM, a high school student inspired to take action against child marriage and more…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Asra Q. Nomani, a co-founder of the Muslim Reform Movement, and I testified last week […]
May 25, 2017

Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s thoughts on the prosecution for FGM in Detroit, how you can be involved in the fight against FGM and more…

  Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, A lot has happened in the past month. Significantly, the news broke that a […]
April 13, 2017

Interviews with two artists who use their work to raise awareness and make an impact, the AHA Foundation calls for Fellow applicants, and more…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Artists have the power to transform issues and ideas into something you can experience. Art […]
March 27, 2017

The AHA Foundation Welcomes Our New Executive Director, New York Governor Cuomo is Advancing Child Marriage Legislation, Iraqi Doctor Alarmed About Child Marriage in His Country, and more…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, This month I am delighted to announce that the AHA Foundation has concluded its extensive […]
February 23, 2017

Massachusetts Bill Criminalizing FGM is in Motion, A Look at AHA from an Intern’s Perspective, Ways You Can Raise Awareness About Women’s Rights, and more…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, I hope that your 2017 is off to a wonderful start. At the AHA Foundation, […]
December 14, 2016

Moving accounts from a forced marriage survivor Rubie Marie and fierce FGM critic and survivor Khadija Gbla; Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaks with former CNN Chief Whitehouse Correspondent, and more…

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, “There is a cost when you put your face to something,” shared Khadija Gbla, a […]
November 16, 2016

A forced marriage survivor makes history in Michigan, an interview with honor violence advocate and author Abda Khan, Ayaan receives the Genesis Award, and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, In this month’s newsletter we bring you two important voices, one of a forced marriage […]
October 20, 2016

Donor Spotlight, AHA Foundation Training Programs, 5 Things You Need To Know About Honor Violence, and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Last week, in honor of the International Day of the Girl Child, many of you […]
September 22, 2016

Five Myths About Forced Marriage, Child Bride Gabriella Gillespie Speaks About How She Escaped Forced Marriage, an Interview with Co-Founder of Ex-Muslims in North America, and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, As summer winds down and a new school year begins, many girls are returning […]
August 25, 2016

Should Forced Marriage Be Banned in the US, Former Chief UK Prosecutor Helps Expose Honor Violence, Child Marriage Bill in New Jersey and More

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Across our country parents are wrapping up summer activities and preparing for the start of […]
August 9, 2016

FGM in the UK, A Filmmaker Stands Up, and A Day in the Life of an Intern

  Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, A recent article in The Economist claims that decades of work against FGM have […]
August 9, 2016

A Human Rights Warrior Speaks Out, Men Work to End FGM, and Book Recommendations from Advocates

  Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Like countless individuals around the world, our hearts and minds are filled with […]
June 12, 2016

Myths About FGM, Our Executive Director Bids Farewell, and the Chance to Choose the AHA T-shirt

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Here we are in May with summer almost upon us! Soon school will be […]