Ayaan Hirsi Ali was born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1969. As a young child, she was subjected to female genital mutilation. As she grew up, she embraced Islam and strove to live as a devout Muslim. But she began to question aspects of her faith. One day, while listening to a sermon on the many...
The AHA Foundation, led by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, just released a report, “Why We Hesitate to Protect Girls from FGM in the United States,” arguing that we need to focus more attention on the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM).
Hoover fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali, author and foe of political Islam, on doing battle with dangerous ideas.
In 2007, then Dutch MP and critic of Islam, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, landed on American shores after a controversy at The Hague over the cost of her protection. America was to have guaranteed to her and many other Islamic dissidents that anonymity and pluralism of opinions where Hirsi Ali could work, talk and write, without fear of ending up as Theo van Gogh did, murdered on the streets of Amsterdam.
Two Women Activists Testify On Capitol Hill About The Extremist Ideology ‘Within The House Of Islam’
Asra Q. Nomani and Ayaan Hirsi Ali, both supporting Muslim reform, will speak about the roots of terrorism at a U.S. Senate hearing.
[Subscription Required] Winning the ideological battle is the only way to defeat radical Islam, says Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is forced to cancel an Australian visit because of violent threats.
The news that Ayaan Hirsi Ali has cancelled her speaking tour of Australia due to ‘security concerns’ should concern anyone who believes in freedom.
Somali-born former Dutch politician, Ayaan Hirsi Ali – a prominent anti-Islam commentator, who is speaking in Australia next week – says Islamic schools are doing more harm than good to Muslim students.
Prominent author and campaigner against radical Islam, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, is calling for all of Sydney’s Islamic schools to be shut down to avoid brainwashing children.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali called on those filling a Fairfield theater Wednesday night to act as a jury — searching and looking for information, reading documents and factoring in her anecdotes — as they evaluate Islam, a religion of more than a billion observers.
[Subscription required] Women like Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who endured FGM as a child and has spent decades campaigning for the rights of disempowered Muslim women.
Continuing its mission of bringing timely and topical speakers to engage with global and national issues, the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University’s Open VISIONS Forum (OVF) presents Ayaan Hirsi Ali on March 8, at 8 p.m. at the Quick Center for the Arts.
[Subscription Required] Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford, and the founder of the AHA Foundation, which exists to protect women and girls ...
"There are times when silence becomes an accomplice to injustice." — Ayaan Hirsi Ali
The persecution of activists at home and war in Yemen show talk of reform is a charade.
[Subscription Required] He is married to Somali-born political activist and writer Ayaan Hirsi Ali. As a couple, they brim with trans-Atlantic intellectual star power. But only rarely do Ferguson and Hirsi Ali appear together in public.
Is dawa, the proselytising of Islam, a means by which Islamists profit from freedom of religion to subvert society? Aayan Hirsi Ali warns of its dangers.
A feminist takes an unblinking look at gender repression in the Muslim world.