AHA Foundation news on women’s rights and feminism


August 2, 2017

What Happens to Foreign Human Trafficking Victims in the United States? – NBC News

At age 19, Indira Karimova became a victim of human trafficking after she was married off to her […]
March 20, 2017

Bad laws underpin global “rape epidemic”, let rapists off the hook: report

From Lebanon where a rapist can escape punishment if he marries his victim to India where rape within […]
March 20, 2017

Canada announces support for sexual and reproductive health and rights

As part of its strong commitment to gender equality and a feminist lens, Canada is taking a leadership […]
March 20, 2017

Let’s Talk About Sex

Last week, at the “She Decides” conference in Brussels, government ministers met with representatives from NGOs, United Nations […]
March 16, 2017

Boris Johnson: The world would be a better place if all girls went to school

I am always dubious about so-called silver bullets that allegedly solve a host of problems. “Life can’t be […]
March 16, 2017

Inside Britain’s sharia councils: hardline and anti-women – or a dignified way to divorce?

On a freezing, rainswept Sunday in a conference room in Birmingham Central mosque, a young woman in a […]
March 16, 2017

Women are suffering globally – we must act now

We, the members of the scientific and technical advisory group and the gender and rights advisory panel of […]
February 20, 2017

Young women who were captives of Boko Haram speak: Nigeria

After conquering Bama, the second-largest town in Nigeria’s Borno state, a small group of fighters from the militant […]
February 2, 2017

Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaks on the Martha MacCallum Show

February 2, 2017

Afghan woman, 23, has ears cut off by jealous husband

A 23-year-old woman named Zarina from the northern province of Balkh in Afghanistan was reportedly in stable condition […]
January 13, 2017

Women’s Rights Are a National Security Issue

The Trump transition team asked the State Department last week to submit details of programs and jobs that […]
January 6, 2017

Government defends foreign aid over report ‘Ethiopia’s Spice Girls’ receiving £5.2m to develop media platform

Overseas aid provides good value for money, the Government has insisted, after it was reported that an Ethiopian […]
November 21, 2016

Turkish bill clears men of statutory rape if they marry

A bill which would allow men accused of raping underage girls to be cleared if they marry the […]