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 […]
May 16, 2022

Jason Hill on Race in America – The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast

Ayaan speaks with Jason Hill about free speech, immigration, and the power of individual agency. While they question […]
May 4, 2022

The opposite of marriage – Genevieve Meyer in The Journal Gazette

America has a big child marriage problem. In the past year we have heard more about child marriage reaching […]
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  Emanuela Zuccalà is a writer and filmmaker whose work centers around human rights, and women’s rights in […]
April 22, 2022

Female Genital Mutilation Isn’t Just a Foreign Issue – Ms. Magazine

Texas Governor Greg Abbott waded into problematic territory when he called gender-affirming care for transgender minors “mutilation” and “child abuse.” […]
April 22, 2022

Opinion: Female Genital Mutilation Is More Common Than You Think – Prescott eNews

Chances are, you’ve never heard of “FGM,” also known as female genital mutilation. For Americans, FGM doesn’t hit […]
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 19, 2022

Is Political Islam retreating after Imran Khan’s ouster in Pakistan? – CanIndia News

When Imran Khan had to unceremoniously give up the office of Prime Minister, he left behind a troubled […]
April 19, 2022

General Assembly passes bill to raise minimum marriage age to 17 – The Daily Record, Maryland

The General Assembly on Monday passed legislation to raise the minimum age for marriage in Maryland from 15 […]
April 19, 2022

The Dangers Of Female Genital Mutilation And The Need To Stop It BY CHARITY BASSEY – CrossRiverWatch

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) according to the World Health Organization (WHO), is a traditional harmful practice that involves […]
April 19, 2022

Elon Musk buys 9.2 percent of Twitter amid complaints about free speech – The Verge

Tesla CEO Elon Musk now owns 9.2 percent of Twitter according to a 13G filing released today, Bloomberg News reports. According to […]
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 24, 2022

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori return to the UK after years held in Iran – BBC News

British-Iranian nationals Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori have arrived back in the UK after being detained in Iran […]
March 14, 2022

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, imprisoned for ‘insulting Islam’, freed after 10 years – The Guardian

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi has been released from prison in Saudi Arabia after serving a 10-year sentence for advocating an […]
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 24, 2022

Free speech survey indicates shortcomings across Iowa universities – The Gazette

A quarter of students across Iowa’s public universities who responded to a free-speech survey in the fall disagreed […]
February 24, 2022

Decline in FGM among Egypt’s young women recorded by UN – The National

The results of a UN survey conducted in Egypt in 2021 have shown a sharp decline in the […]
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 […]