October 18, 2021

Protected: “It is our job to protect the innocence of our children.” Jenn survived child marriage in the U.S. Now she fights to end it.

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October 11, 2021

October 2021 Newsletter: First FGM trial in U.S. dismissed; we lost a battle but will fight on to win the war

October 11 was declared the International Day of the Girl Child almost 10 years ago. Though we have […]
October 7, 2021

September 2021 Newsletter: For the 20th anniversary of 9/11, I want to thank those taking a stand against Islamic extremism

Twenty years ago, the world froze as we came face to face with true terror. From the front […]
October 7, 2021

July/August 2021 Newsletter: A thank you to those who dedicated their summer to fighting to end gender-based violence and protect freedom of speech

As we finally reemerge after a year of lockdowns, most people are taking advantage of this summer to […]
October 6, 2021

Our Reaction to the First Federal FGM Case Dismissal: We Lost a Battle, But Are Resolute in Winning This War

10-06-2021 United States of America v. Nagarwala, et al (17-20274) Eastern District of Michigan United States District Court […]
October 6, 2021

Counselor at AHA Foundation on Girls Facing Abuse: “The circumstances they endure can often be life or death”

For a girl who has been surrounded her whole life by family and friends who shame and threaten her, AHA Foundation case managers working at our Helpline can be the first to offer support. These case managers’ impact on the lives of at-risk girls is immeasurable, and few know this better than Egypt Leithman.
September 9, 2021

Ibn Warraq, the Godfather Of the Ex-Muslim Movement, Speaks About Future Dangers of Islamism On the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

09/09/2021 Ibn Warraq is the author of many books on Islam, from his 1995 classic Why I Am […]
September 9, 2021

Asra Nomani Always Considered Herself a Muslim Reformer. 9/11 Showed Her That She Needed to do More

09/09/2021 Asra Nomani has always considered herself a Muslim reformer. For more than 20 years, she has pushed […]
September 8, 2021

House OKs bill banning child marriage – CNN Philippines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 6) – The House of Representatives approved on final reading House Bill 9943, which […]
September 7, 2021

What Radical Islam and the Woke Have In Common (Video) – PragerU

You’d think that Islamist extremists and leftist radicals would have nothing in common. But noted human rights activist […]
September 3, 2021

Odisha draws convergence plan to stop child marriages – The New Indian Express

As Odisha continues to witness a large number of child marriages, mostly in rural pockets, the State government has […]
August 30, 2021

Arizona family members conduct ‘honor violence’ on pregnant woman – AZ Family

PEORIA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – Members of an Arizona family are facing felony charges over the honor violence they […]
August 27, 2021

‘I’m one of them’: the FGM survivor providing a lifeline in Leeds – The Guardian

One night 14 years ago, Hawa Bah crept out of her house in Guinea and slipped into the darkness. She […]
August 25, 2021
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Shame on Biden admin for exiting Afghanistan the way they did – Fox News

AHA Foundation founder calls out the disconnect between our elected officials and the American public on ‘The Story’. […]
August 25, 2021

Memoir balances beauty of Somali childhood with brutality of ritual genital mutilation – SF Chronicle Datebook

Even though it’s been nearly 30 years since Shugri Said Salh left her native Somalia, fleeing the East […]
August 20, 2021

Valerie Hudson on The First Political Order – The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast

Ayaan speaks with Valerie Hudson about patriarchy and its expressions throughout history. They also discuss dangerous practices that […]
August 20, 2021

Chaos and Violence, in Afghanistan and Chicago, with Ayaan Hirsi Ali and John Kass on the Megyn Kelly Podcast

Megyn Kelly is joined by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, human rights activist, author, and host of The Ayaan Hirsi Ali […]
August 20, 2021

An Afghan woman in Kabul: ‘Now I have to burn everything I achieved’ – The Guardian

Early on Sunday morning, I was heading to university for a class when a group of women came […]
August 16, 2021

North Carolina is a destination for child marriage. A new bill could change that – The Guardian

Known for its coastlines, mountains and the state that was “first in flight”, North Carolina has also developed a more […]
August 16, 2021

Ekiti Assembly plans stricter sanctions against FGM – The Guardian Nigeria

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has said that it will pass a law that provides for stricter […]