May 21, 2018

Muslims, Islamists, Jihadis: What’s the Difference? Critical Thinking Unit Event

Tomorrow May 22, 2018 our Critical Thinking Unit will be hosting and event on Stanford’s campus! “Muslims, Islamists, […]
January 24, 2017

An Interview with Qadar Issa, Survivor of Kidnapping and Honor Violence

Honor violence most often hurts women and girls, but it can also affect men and boys. One of […]
December 11, 2016

At InHer Circle Discussion, Ayaan Hirsi Ali Shares the Choice That Fuels the Mission of Her Life’s Work

Recently, AHA Foundation founder, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, sat down for a discussion with former CNN Chief White House […]
December 11, 2016

Rubie Marie, Ms. Galaxy International Queen and Survivor of Forced Marriage from the UK, Advocates to Empower

Born in the UK, Rubie Marie is a brave survivor of a forced marriage at the age of […]
July 20, 2016

An Interview With Hilary Burrage: How She’s Fighting to Stop FGM in the UK

Hilary Burrage, British sociologist and author, on the fight against FGM: We must never, for one moment, be […]
July 6, 2016

A Critical Step in the Fight Against FGM: Agreeing to Abolish All Forms of FGM

In the June 18 issue of “The Economist,” the magazine published two potentially harmful articles about female genital mutilation/cutting […]
June 16, 2016

A Former Refugee, Now CEO at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights – Derreck Kayongo Continues to Inspire and Speak with Actions

Derreck Kayongo is head of the Atlanta-based National Center for Civil and Human Rights. With a longstanding career […]
May 24, 2016

AHA Foundation’s Executive Director Bids a Farewell, Reflects on Most Inspiring Achievements

“From Africa to the Middle East to the U.S., I have met many women and girls who understand […]
May 24, 2016

Five Myths About Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

  This month, we share with you five common misconceptions about FGM, and ways that you can help […]
April 14, 2016

Ayaan Honored with the New-York Historical Society Award, Participates in a Heated Debate at the Women in the World Summit

During several events in New York City last week, Ayaan reflects on her past to fight towards a […]
April 14, 2016

Nick Mwaluko, Author, Journalist, LGBTQ Advocate: “By screaming a little bit on the page, I’ve managed to stay alive”

This past month, the AHA Foundation had the honor of speaking with Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko, author, theatre-maker and […]
March 31, 2016

Interview with Amy Logan, Modern-Day Slavery, and a Challenge to Supporters

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Given that March is the month when we celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s […]
March 23, 2016

Modern-day slavery: Understanding the intersection of forced marriage and human trafficking

The AHA Foundation’s Interim Executive Director Amanda Parker recently spoke at the Intersections of Human Trafficking Conference hosted […]
March 23, 2016

Interview with Amy Logan: Author, Activist and Producer

Most people know her as a producer of The Price of Honor, a chilling documentary that placed murderer […]
February 29, 2016

Just Released: AHA Foundation’s Online Training Program

At the AHA Foundation, we often refer to the fact that one of the most frequent questions we […]
December 16, 2015

Successes You Made Possible

At the AHA Foundation, we often say that we work in one of the world’s most rewarding fields. […]
December 8, 2015

Ayaan’s Thanksgiving Message, Free Honor Violence Webinar and More

  Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, I will soon have the honor of sitting down to my second Thanksgiving […]
October 15, 2015

Child Marriage in the US, a Tale of Courage from a Survivor, and News from Around the World

  Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, As children across the country enjoy autumn and cheerily prepare for Halloween, a […]
October 15, 2015

Child Marriage in the US

by AHA Foundation Executive Director The statistics are staggering. Each day around the world almost 39,000 girls become […]
August 21, 2015

Back to School – Where are the Missing Girls?

Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, As I again prepare to teach a class this fall, everywhere I look I […]