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 […]
July 2, 2013

Forced Marriage and the Many Faces of Human Trafficking

Last week, the State Department released its 2013 annual report on Trafficking in Persons, which found that 27 […]
June 5, 2013

American Woman Escapes Forced Marriage in Pakistan, Honor Violence Campaign Follows

The AHA Foundation is committed to expanding resources for women such as the one mentioned in this New […]
May 1, 2013

An Open Letter to the New Jersey Committee on Women and Children

The AHA Foundation is encouraging New Jersey legislators to take action on an important state Bill that will […]
January 10, 2013

New Federal Law Strengthens Protections Against FGM: The AHA Foundation Supports the ‘Transport for Female Genital Mutilation Act’

Since its inception, the AHA Foundation has worked to prevent female genital mutilation (FGM) through advocacy, education and […]
December 4, 2012

Marching Orders: Empower Women to Forge Their Own Way

The AHA Foundation is proud to announce that our founder, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, is one of the featured […]
October 22, 2012

Understanding Honor Violence: Lessons from the Jessica Mokdad Case

The verdict has been entered in the case against Rahim Alfetlawi for the murder of his 20-year-old stepdaughter, […]
October 16, 2012

A ‘Brave’ Stand: The Fight to End Forced Marriage

This blog first appeared on the Girls Not Brides website. By the Executive Director/General Counsel for the AHA […]
June 25, 2012

Mission TX Police Quick to Dismiss Honor Motive in Attempted Murders

Few details about a recent shooting of three in Texas have surfaced, but police officials are certain of […]
June 11, 2012

LA Governor Jindal Signs Bill Criminalizing Female Genital Mutilation

The AHA Foundation congratulates Governor Jindal and the Louisiana legislature for passing a bill that criminalizes female genital […]
March 15, 2012

AHA Foundation Supporter Update

AHA Foundation staff have been hard at work during the first months of 2012 and we are pleased […]
February 14, 2012

NJ Senator Weinberg Introduces AHA Foundation Bill Against Female Genital Mutilation

The AHA Foundation applauds New Jersey Senator Loretta Weinberg for introducing our bill to prohibit female genital mutilation […]
January 30, 2012

Justice in Canadian Mass Honor Killing

Ayaan’s take on the verdict of the Shafia trial, also seen in the Huffington Post. After deliberating for […]
January 11, 2012

Human Trafficking and Forced Marriage Are Closely Related Evils

Today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.  At the AHA Foundation, we believe that human trafficking and forced […]
December 21, 2011

The AHA Foundation 2011 Annual Report

New York, New York December 2011 Dear AHA Supporter: We are pleased to present the AHA Foundation 2011 […]
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