March 21, 2019

Panel: “Religious Extremism in the Middle East” at the University of Rochester

Video Link:     Event Description: On Thursday, March 21 the University of Rochester College Republicans and Ahmadiyya […]
February 26, 2019

Dr. Deborah Ottenheimer at Vassar College, “The Medical Side of Child Marriage and Human Trafficking”

Written by Vassar College CTU fellow, Grace Roebuck   On February 26th, an audience made up of both […]
February 22, 2019

Film Screening at Columbia University: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Video Link:   Event Description:   On February 22nd, Columbia Colloquia, with support from CTU, screened Islam and […]
February 21, 2019

Film Screening at the University of Cincinnati: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Event Description:   On February 21st, fellows at the University of Cincinnati, with support from CTU, screened Islam […]
February 20, 2019

Dr. Ellen Gruenbaum and F.A. Cole at the University of Michigan, “FGM Beyond Borders”

Video Link:   Event Description:   FGM Beyond Borders was a discussion focused on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): […]
April 17, 2018

The Clash of Expression – The Economist

The Economist has published an editorial questioning whether free speech is indeed free in today’s political climate.    […]
March 22, 2017

Education is the Weapon Extremists Fear the Most, Especially if it’s in a Female Mind

The AHA Foundation was recently contacted by a doctor from Iraq who found our website while looking for […]
September 20, 2016

Sarah Haider, Co-Founder of Ex-Muslims in North America, Shares Her Transition to Atheism and the Need to Look Up to Fathers who Champion Women’s Rights

Sarah Haider is a Pakistani-born writer and activist who grew up in Texas. A practicing Shia Muslim throughout […]
April 8, 2016

Sesame Street Introduces New Character

Sesame Street has introduced a new character, Zari, an Afghan girl who advocates for women’s rights. Sesame Street worked with […]
October 12, 2015

Story of Forced Marriage in Kenya

The story of the forced marriage of Younis, a member of the Samburu in Kenya, has been released. […]
September 26, 2015

More Education on Forced Marriage Needed in the UK

The organization Karma Nirvana is calling on Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) officials […]
May 20, 2015

Ending Child Marriage as a Goal for Sustainable Development

This piece focuses on the idea that governments currently forming sustainable development goals to change the world by […]
March 24, 2015

Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now

From Ayaan’s Desktop   I have dedicated my life to speaking out when my conscience guides me to […]
February 4, 2015

UNICEF Highlights the Importance of Education over Child Marriage

A powerful video produced by UNICEF compares the lives of girls in Chad who are forced into marriage […]
February 11, 2014

Scotland’s government said it would be writing to every headteacher in the nation asking them to train their staff and educate parents about female genital mutilation.

Scotland’s government said it would be writing to every headteacher in the nation asking them to train their […]
November 19, 2013

Tens of millions of Pakistani children will struggle to lay their hands on the book written by Malala Yousafzai, after the organisation representing Pakistan’s private schools decided to ban it.

Tens of millions of Pakistani children will struggle to lay their hands on the book written by Malala […]
October 3, 2013

In Afghanistan, one education advocate is doing her utmost to help children–particularly girls–receive an education.

In Afghanistan, one education advocate is doing her utmost to help children–particularly girls–receive an education. Read more about […]
September 25, 2013

In Nigeria, one girl stands apart in her village by continuing her education with her father’s support.

In Nigeria, one girl stands apart in her village by continuing her education with her father’s support. Read […]
September 25, 2013

Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah explains why getting kids to school is vital.

Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah explains why getting kids to school is vital. Read his analysis here.
July 16, 2013

U.S. Representatives Roby (R-Alabama) and Tsongas (D-Massachusetts) write that gains for women’s rights in Afghanistan are increasingly at risk as the U.S. considers withdrawing its troops.

U.S. Representatives Roby (R-Alabama) and Tsongas (D-Massachusetts) write that gains for women’s rights in Afghanistan are increasingly at […]
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