Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and founder of the AHA Foundation. She served as a member of the Dutch Parliament from 2003 to 2006.
She was born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1969. As a young child, she was subjected to female genital mutilation. As she grew up...
Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses the SPLC.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about Islamic terrorism and recent attacks in France, the extremism of the "woke" left, her life story and journey to America, Critical Race Theory, Black Lives Matter, the MeToo movement and more...
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses how multiculturalism has failed women.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about how woke culture is destroying classical liberalism, how elites are finally acknowledging that immigration in Europe is backfiring, and how immigration policies in Europe have negatively impacted women's rights and made Europe less safe for women.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali Discusses Identity Politics And Its Tribal Branches.
As the United States and the world embark on fraught conversations about race, history, law enforcement, and the underpinnings of our very civilization, Ayaan Hirsi Ali joins Peter Robinson for an enlightening conversation.
Immigration is usually discussed in terms of border security, national sovereignty, wages, jobs, and sometimes even the environment. However, in her latest book, Prey: Immigration, Islam, and the Erosion of Women’s Rights, Hoover Institution research fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali, addresses the negative impact of mass migration – specifically from the Muslim world to Europe – on the rights and dignity of women, and the hypocritical and cowardly refusal of Western elites and all too many feminists to protect them.
The West’s obsession with ‘terror’ has been a mistake, she argues. Dawa, the ideology behind it, is a broader threat.
In her new book, Nomad, Hirsi Ali tells of escaping to America and says the Muslim world needs a revolution in how it treats women and modernity. Tunku Varadarajan salutes her necessary and powerful words...
Over the weekend, I swung by Judge Jeanine's show to talk about one of the most malign trends of our time: the ever more open refusal by one side to permit those on the other side to speak.
She was a 15-year-old student at San Antonio’s Taft High School with a soft smile and dark eyes. Like most girls her age in Texas, she liked blue jeans. But unlike most girls her age in Texas, in 2017 she was promised in marriage to a man 10 years her senior who would pay her parents $20,000 to take her as his wife.
A packed audience filled Ramona Mainstage to celebrate American Liberty Forum of Ramona’s (formerly Ramona Tea’d) 100th symposium and to honor the contributions of previous chairmen Jim Fontana and Jim Tapscott with cake and a violin rendition of patriotic songs. As the main event, the audience viewed San Diego County’s premiere of Dr. Evelyn Markus’ documentary “Never Again Is Now.”
This week, the Violence Against Women Act turns 25 years old. The act was passed in 1994 with bipartisan support because lawmakers wanted the government to do more to combat violence against women, ensure those who abuse and assault women are held accountable, and address new threats. While we have certainly made progress, our work is not done.
In April 2017, The Times of India reported that Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the spiritual global leader of a Shia Muslim sect called the Dawoodi Bohras, reaffirmed the mandate of female genital mutilation (katna) in a sermon carried over a livestream and repeated in a messaging app.
Assita Kanko, MEP and Ayaan Hirsi Ali discussed Lessons Learned: European Values vs. Islamism on Thursday, November 19, 2020.
On April 11, 2018, the Hoover Institution hosted a panel on female genital mutilation featuring Mary Wambui, the founder and director of Shelter Children’s Rehabilitation Center in Ngong, Kenya, along with Research Fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
How will Europe deal with a wave of violence against women perpetrated by male refugees from Islamic nations? How will America counter a “cancel culture” movement that seeks to stifle intellectual debate? Hoover research fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali joins Hoover senior fellows H. R. McMaster and John Cochrane to discuss her new book, Prey: Immigration, Islam, and the Erosion of Women’s Rights, the parallels between Islamists and “Wokeists,” and her life as a target of both career- and life-threatening “cancel” efforts.
There’s no ‘extreme vetting,’ no outreach to moderates, and too much coziness with Riyadh.