June 8, 2018

The Human Rights Violation Of Women That Rarely Gets Discussed – The Hoover Institution

On April 11, 2018, the Hoover Institution hosted a panel on female genital mutilation featuring Mary Wambui, the […]
June 5, 2018

Ep. 5: The Ayaan Hirsi Ali You DON’T Know – the Femsplainers Podcast

Listen to Ayaan Hirsi Ali speak about her life story, political correctness and female genital mutilation (FGM) with Christina […]
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, […]
April 9, 2018

Will Saudi Arabia Free Its Women? – The Wall Street Journal Full-Text

Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, is in the United Kingdom this week to meet two female […]
January 9, 2018

India Rules Sex With a Child Bride Is Always Rape in a Massive Win for Girls’ Rights – Global Citizen

India’s top court has ruled that sex with a child is always rape, quashing a clause that allowed […]
January 6, 2018

Irish project helping to end child marriage in Nepal – thejournal.ie

IN NEPAL 10% of girls are married before the age of 15 and 37% are married before the […]
December 20, 2017

AHA Foundation 2017 Annual Report
Celebrating 10 Years of Life-Saving Work
and Revealing the Vision for the Next Ten Years

Ten years ago, Ayaan Hirsi Ali founded the AHA Foundation to protect women and girls from honor violence […]
February 23, 2017

Behind the Scenes of the AHA Foundation – From the Intern’s Perspective

I came to the AHA Foundation after receiving my Master’s Degree in International Business and Global Studies. I […]
August 17, 2016

An Interview with Nazir Afzal, UK’s Chief Executive of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners, on Criminalization of Forced Marriage

Nazir Afzal OBE, honor violence expert from the UK’s Chief Executive of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners, […]
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 9, 2016

Clan Councils Perpetuate Abuses of Women’s Rights in India

While there is pressure to change the abuses of women’s rights and the patriarchal structure in India, in villages […]
April 22, 2016

Liberal Critiques of Ayaan Hirsi Ali

As a one of the world’s preeminent advocates for women and the head of a foundation dedicated to the […]
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 […]
April 7, 2016

Afghan First Lady Rula Ghani on Women’s Rights

The Afghan First Lady Rula Ghani spoke with Thomas L. Friedman at the Women in the World Summit in […]
April 6, 2016

Surfing Changing the Lives of Bangladeshi Girls

A tourist who left a surfboard in Bangladesh 25 years ago is changing the lives of many young […]
March 7, 2016

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Speaks on International Women’s Day, 2006

As I was preparing for today’s speech I called a very good friend who is Jewish and asked […]
February 5, 2016

New Report Highlighting Worldwide Problem of FGM

UNICEF released a report highlighting the global problem of female genital mutilation (FGM). According to the report, at […]
January 27, 2016

Our Campus Program Will Soon Be Launched. Will You Help Us Name It?

The voice of youth is a powerful tool for change. We receive countless emails from young supporters eager […]
October 31, 2015

Gloria Steinem on Women’s Rights

Gloria Steinem is on Fresh Air discussing issues of women’s rights. According to Steinem, one of the most important […]
September 25, 2015

Petition to End Honor Violence; Reflections from Our Executive Director

  Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, Many of you have already signed our petition to say that honor violence in the […]
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