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 […]
July 29, 2015

U.S. Department of Justice Report Provides Closer Look at Victims of Honor Violence, What Needs to be Done to Protect Them

— Report highlights AHA Foundation’s significant work to prevent and end honor violence in the U.S. — NEW […]
July 15, 2015

The Time for Change is Now: You Can Make a Difference in the Fight Against FGM in the US

In 2007, when the AHA Foundation was formed, only 18 U.S. states had legislation banning female genital mutilation […]
July 15, 2015

AHA Foundation Advocacy Leads US Efforts to Track Honor Violence

Executive Director of the AHA Foundation, speaks about the Westat report on honor violence I distinctly remember the […]
May 19, 2014

“Boko Haram sincerely believes that girls are better off enslaved than educated.” – Ayaan Hirsi Ali

In case you missed it, please take a moment to read Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s recent article on Boko […]
October 31, 2013

New Statistics on Child Marriage Around the World

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and Girls Not Brides (GNB) have examined the practice of […]
August 1, 2013

Positive News in the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation

On Monday, July 22nd, UNICEF released its report on the state of female genital mutilation (“FGM”) around the […]
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