Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a human rights activist, author and host of The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast.

Articles by Ayaan

Articles by Ayaan

Tribalism has come to the West

Hostile and polarised, today's America reminds me of my Somalian clan

Sweden’s migrant rape crisis

European liberals never ask uncomfortable questions about immigration.

Europe’s guilty conscience

EU leaders wilfully misunderstand the problems of Muslim immigration

Migrants and the Threat to Women’s Rights in Europe

The lack of frank debate feeds Islamists and the far right, who would impose illiberal

When migrants come, culture migrates too

Politicians and the mainstream media in Europe have done their best to downplay the post-2015 wave of harassment or assault.

Is the Culture War Lost?

A conversation between Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Sarah Haider.

We need a better definition of ‘refugee’

The global asylum and refugee system is no longer fit for purpose. As a beneficiary of that system, I do not make such a statement lightly. The reality is that it is outdated and can no longer cope with the challenges posed by mass violence and global migration today.

African gangs: It's not racist to name it for what it is

How should we think about recent incidents of violence and anti- social behaviour by first and second-generation immigrants? Or should we just not think about them at all, for fear of thinking something politically incorrect?

On This ‘Day Without a Woman,’ Don’t Leave Women Oppressed by Sharia Law Behind

Too many feminists in the West are reluctant to condemn cultural practices that clearly harm women.

Confronting Political Islam

It is important for the United States to tackle radical Islamist ideological indoctrination — dawa — before it takes root to the extent it has in Europe.