May 18, 2018

Why A “Ritual Nick” Is a Smoke Screen for Female Genital Mutilation

At the AHA Foundation we emphasize the need for a zero tolerance approach to ending FGM. There is […]
November 1, 2017

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Awarded the Oxi Day Courage Award

We are proud to share that our Founder, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, was awarded the Oxi Day Courage Award […]
April 22, 2016

Liberal Critiques of Ayaan Hirsi Ali

As a one of the world’s preeminent advocates for women and the head of a foundation dedicated to the […]
April 10, 2014

In the Wall Street Journal, founder of the AHA Foundation Ayaan Hirsi Ali calls on universities to break with orthodoxy and embrace critical thinking to improve the state of women’s rights.

In the Wall Street Journal, founder of the AHA Foundation Ayaan Hirsi Ali calls on universities to break […]
April 9, 2014

In her own words, Ayaan Hirsi Ali responds to the public statement of Brandeis University.

In her own words, Ayaan Hirsi Ali responds to the public statement of Brandeis University. Read her response […]
February 11, 2014

An overview of the AHA Foundation’s third annual conference on honor violence, forced marriage, and female genital mutilation (FGM) in New York City is now available online.

An overview of the AHA Foundation’s third annual conference on honor violence, forced marriage, and female genital mutilation […]
October 25, 2013

Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses her journey out of fundamentalist Islam.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses her journey out of fundamentalist Islam. Read the interview here.
July 16, 2013

In the Sunday Times, Ayaan Hirsi Ali pleads for a detection system to combat female genital mutilation (FGM) in the United Kingdom.

In the Sunday Times, Ayaan Hirsi Ali pleads for a detection system to combat female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
May 28, 2013

In the Wall Street Journal, Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses the problems of Islamic religious leadership.

In the Wall Street Journal, Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses the the problems of Islamic religious leadership. Link: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323475304578503613890263762.html?mod=WSJ_Opinion_LEADTop
May 20, 2013

In the Wall Street Journal, Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses the meaning of becoming a U.S. citizen and offers her thoughts on immigration reform and political Islam.

In the Wall Street Journal, Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses the meaning of becoming a U.S. citizen and offers […]
April 11, 2013

Ayaan Hirsi Ali calls on feminists to return to their core values and prioritize women’s safety first.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali calls on feminists to return to their core values and prioritize women’s safety first. Read […]
April 5, 2013

Video and transcripts from the latest AHA Foundation conference on forced marriage and honor violence are now available.

Video and transcripts from the latest AHA Foundation conference on forced marriage and honor violence are now available. […]
March 29, 2013

Ayaan Hirsi Ali delivered her global perspective on domestic violence in a focused, localized talk at the 33rd annual Women’s Center-Youth and Family Services luncheon, saying: “Injustice and violence begins in the home. And that’s where we must begin to end it.”

Ayaan Hirsi Ali delivered her global perspective on domestic violence in a focused, localized talk at the 33rd annual […]
March 15, 2013

In an interview with the London Evening Standard, Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about ways to better prevent female genital mutilation in the UK and other Western countries.

In an interview with the London Evening Standard, Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about ways to better prevent female […]
December 7, 2012

At a London conference, founder of the AHA Foundation Ayaan Hirsi Ali proposed to end placing women under the control of male guardians.

At a London conference on the rights of women in the Middle East, founder of the AHA Foundation […]
September 18, 2012

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes about the importance of defending freedom of speech against attacks.

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes about the importance of defending freedom of speech against attacks. Link: http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/09/16/ayaan-hirsi-ali-on-the-islamists-final-stand.html
June 4, 2012

For her courage and her commitment to freedom: Ayaan Hirsi Ali was awarded “Axel Springer Honorary Prize” by the German Axel Springer Foundation.

For her courage and her commitment to freedom: Ayaan Hirsi Ali was awarded “Axel Springer Honorary Prize” by […]
June 4, 2012

In her lecture to the Axel Springer Foundation, Ayaan Hirsi Ali argues against self-censorship in discussing women’s rights.

Thank you so much for this great honor. The late Axel Springer had four guiding principles, which he […]
May 11, 2012

For her courage and her commitment to freedom, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has been awarded the Axel Springer Honorary Prize by the Axel Springer Academy in Berlin, Germany.

For her courage and her commitment to freedom, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has been awarded the Axel Springer Honorary […]
April 16, 2012

Westerners are leaving atheists and Christians bereft in the ”Arab winter”, human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali says.

Westerners are leaving atheists and Christians bereft in the ”Arab winter”, human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali says. […]
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