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 […]
September 25, 2013

Representatives of the Egyptian Committee on Constitutional Reform say Article 219, which defines Islamic Sharia, must be dropped, potentially improving women’s official rights.

Representatives of the Egyptian Committee on Constitutional Reform say Article 219, which defines Islamic Sharia, must be dropped, […]
July 31, 2013

A number of Gulf-based rights groups and activists on Monday strongly condemned Gulf states over mistreatment of women activists that included sexual harassment, torture, illegal detention and other abuses.

A number of Gulf-based rights groups and activists on Monday strongly condemned Gulf states over mistreatment of women […]
July 31, 2013

Women in Pakistan’s Swat valley are making history, and perhaps some powerful enemies, by convening an all-female jirga, a forum for resolving disputes usually reserved for men.

Women in Pakistan’s Swat valley are making history, and perhaps some powerful enemies, by convening an all-female jirga, […]
July 16, 2013

In an interview with Israel Hayom, Ayaan Hirsi Ali argues the Arab and Islamic world needs fundamental reforms from the bottom up.

In an interview with Israel Hayom, Ayaan Hirsi Ali argues the Arab and Islamic world need fundamental reforms […]
October 10, 2012

Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani activist who won international acclaim for her work promoting peace, and two other young girls were shot and seriously injured by the Taliban on Tuesday, police and hospital officials said.

Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani activist who won international acclaim for her work promoting peace, and two other […]
October 9, 2012

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes about Islamist rage in the Middle East and what can be done to end it.

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes about Islamist rage in the Middle East: “America needs to empower those […]
October 9, 2012

Pakistan’s Generation Y battles to shape the country’s future.

Pakistan’s Generation Y battles to shape the country’s future. Link: http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/10/13682714-new-radicals-pakistans-generation-y-battles-to-shape-countrys-future?lite
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. […]
December 20, 2011

Nina Shea emphasizes importance of freedom of religion, calls attention to Ayaan’s efforts

‘There’s a difference between threats to religious freedom abroad and at home: Let’s address both,’ says member of […]
November 2, 2011

In Canada, Ayaan discusses the concept of citizenship in a free society.

In Canada, Ayaan discusses the concept of citizenship in a free society. Via:[http://www.nationalpost.com/opinion/columnists/question+loyalty/5591002/story.html]
October 18, 2011

Ida Lichter writes that archaic Saudi laws are impeding true progress

Ida Lichter writes that archaic Saudi laws are impeding true progress. Via:[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ida-lichter-md/saudi-women-rights_b_1006830.html]
September 28, 2011

Don’t blame us for rape, say miniskirted Jakarta women

Scores of women and children wearing colorful miniskirts and tight leggings gathered in central Jakarta on a Sunday, […]
September 28, 2011

Women in the World Foundation launched in New York

At The Newsweek/Daily Beast Co.’s Women in the World Foundation kickoff gala in Manhattan, courageous leaders and activists […]
September 28, 2011

Afghan women fight back, preserve shelters

In Afghanistan, women’s groups are claiming a rare victory. Last winter, the government was planning to bring battered […]
August 31, 2011

A group of teachers and students from Alliance Girls High School and Dartmouth University in the United States have launched an anti-Female Genital Mutilation campaign in Marakwet district, Kenya

A group of teachers and students from Alliance Girls High School and Dartmouth University in the United States […]
August 31, 2011

Near the slopes of Mount Elgon, Uganda, many parents continue to have their daughters undergo female genital mutilation, even as human rights campaigners push for a stop to the practice.

Near the slopes of Mount Elgon, Uganda, many parents continue to have their daughters undergo female genital mutilation. […]
August 31, 2011

Zuhdi Jasser writes that America’s armed forces “are becoming ground zero for American Muslims in the ideological struggle between Americanism and Islamism”.

Zuhdi Jasser writes that America’s armed forces “are becoming ground zero for American Muslims in the ideological struggle […]
August 17, 2011

A 14-year-old girl in Western Uganda faced severe abuse by her father for converting from Islam to Christianity

A 14-year-old girl in western Uganda is still unable to walk 10 months after her father tortured her […]
August 12, 2011

Ida Lichter writes that attempts to introduce Sharia family law into Western societies run against the tide of reforms spearheaded by female activists in the Muslim world.

Ida Lichter writes that attempts to introduce Sharia family law into Western societies run against the tide of […]
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