June 13, 2019

Alberta leads Canada in child marriage rate – Edmonton Journal

Alberta leads the country in the rate of child marriages, according to new research, issuing 791 licences to […]
December 15, 2015

Canada to Support Ghana in Fight Against Forced Marriage

Canadian High Commissioner Christopher Thornley has stated that ending child marriage is a Canadian foreign policy issue. Canada […]
October 14, 2015

Shafia Family Looks to Appeal Honor Killing Ruling

The Shafia family, who was sentenced four years ago in a case of honor killing is now asking […]
October 4, 2015

Canadian Conservatives Look to End Honor Killings

Chris Alexander and Kellie Leitch, Canadian Conservatives, said that if they were re-elected, one of their priorities would […]
July 31, 2015

Making the End of Child Marriage A Priority

Arjit Nandi, an Assistant Professor at McGill University, writes about making the end of child marriage a priority, […]
May 19, 2015

Ayaan Takes ‘Heretic’ on the Road to Canada and Europe

Since the launch of Heretic in March, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has taken every available opportunity to speak out […]
February 11, 2014

In Canada, a mother and son, both Pakistani immigrants, were found guilty of threatening a woman and her boyfriend with an “honor” killing.

In Canada, a mother and son, both Pakistani immigrants, were found guilty of several criminal charges Wednesday for […]
October 12, 2013

A groundbreaking three-year study of forced marriage in Ontario, Canada, has found more than 200 women who were wed against their will, a practice the report’s authors say highlights serious gaps in services.

A groundbreaking three-year study of forced marriage in Ontario, Canada, has found more than 200 women who were […]
September 25, 2013

Canada’s government has announced new efforts to fight “honor” violence.

Kellie Leitch, the federal Status of Women Minister who is also an orthopedic surgeon, uses her experience in […]
April 11, 2013

The Canadian federal government has unveiled a revamped guide to help immigrants settle in Canada — a document that, for the first time, informs newcomers about practices that “will not be tolerated in Canada,” including female genital mutilation, honour crimes and marriage fraud.

The Canadian federal government has unveiled a revamped guide to help immigrants settle in Canada — a document […]
November 20, 2012

In Edmonton, Canada, a couple has been charged with attacking and confining a 21-year-old woman in her home after she refused to participate in an arranged marriage outside the country.

In Edmonton, Canada, a couple has been charged with attacking and confining a 21-year-old woman in her home […]
November 20, 2012

In Canada, a 65-year-old Afghan immigrant was sent to prison for life after jurors found him guilty of second-degree murder in the 2008 slaying of his diminutive wife, Randjida Khairi in an “honor killing”.

In Canada, a 65-year-old Afghan immigrant was sent to prison for life after jurors found him guilty of […]
April 4, 2012

In an interview with Canada’s Globe and Post, Ayaan discusses freedom of expression and religious freedom.

In an interview with Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper, Ayaan discusses freedom of expression and religious freedom. Via:[http://ahafoundation.visibli.com/share/GreKX7]
April 3, 2012

Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada denounced ‘honor’ crimes against women

Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada visited a Montreal centre for victims of family violence to denounce crimes […]
March 26, 2012

In Canada, a bookstore has “sold out” of a controversial marriage guide that advises Muslim men on how to beat their wives

In Canada, a bookstore has “sold out” of a controversial marriage guide that advises Muslim men on how […]
January 31, 2012

Ayaan writes about how to honour the victims of ‘honour’ killings

The verdict in the Shafia case exemplifies the ability of Western legal systems to provide justice to victims […]
January 29, 2012

In Canada, Shafia jury finds all guilty in cold-blooded, shameful ‘honour’ killings

Three members of a Montreal family have been imprisoned for life after a jury found them guilty of […]
January 27, 2012

Accused in Shafia “honor” killings in Canada saw deceased as ‘diseased limb’

Three Montrealers accused of drowning four Shafia family members in a Kingston, Ontario “honor” killing viewed the deceased […]
January 15, 2012

Muslim mother breaks down after quizzed in Canadian court on complicity in “honor” killings of 3 daughters

A Muslim mother broke down in court as she was quizzed on Canadian court over her complicity in […]
January 9, 2012

In Canada, Shafia “honor” killing trial resumes

As the trial into an alleged honour killing resumes, it remains to be seen if the accused – […]
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