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...
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks with Tino Sanandaji about Swedish Immigration and Integration.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses immigration policy, the nation state, the clash between the norms of free societies and those of Muslim society, the difference between liberal democracy and conservative democracy, whether a reformation is possible in Islam, and her relationship with her Muslim family and its traditions.
Join us as Ayaan Hirsi Ali and journalist Bari Weiss describe her research in Prey and imagines a new future that protects and advances the rights of women around the world.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses her new book Prey: Immigration, Islam, and the Erosion of Women's Rights, as well as the rise of sexual assault and other violence aimed at women in Europe by Muslim men, the "Islamic separatism" movement being fought in France, the response from law enforcement and the legal system, feminists around the world turning a blind eye to the issue, and whether this trend can come to America in the future.
“I was a Muslim refugee once,” Ayaan Hirsi Ali declared this week in her response to President Donald Trump’s travel ban. “I know what it’s like. I know what it’s like to fear rejection, deportation and the dangers that await you back home.”
An argument that links between the surge of migrants into Europe and a rise in violence against women must be addressed.
A Muslim women's organisation is rejecting the idea of New Zealand setting up "assimilation centres" for Muslim migrants.
Why are so few people talking about the eruption of sexual violence and harassment in Europe’s cities? No one in a position of power wants to admit that the problem is linked to the arrival of several million migrants—most of them young men—from Muslim-majority countries.