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Their Voice: Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation

Date: June 16, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Reception follows in President’s Gallery from 7pm to 9pm.

Sponsored by: Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation (CAGeM)

Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029


Hear the voice of the voiceless women and girls subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) in the United States and the heroes fighting FGM in Africa and around the world as they discuss the current status of FGM, inspire youths against the practice, and unite in their eradication efforts.

This is a free conference that will be televised in several countries in Africa.

·         Voices of US survivors
 
·         Voices of African survivors
 
·         US and International Laws against FGM: Strategies for implementation
 
·         Uniting in Eradication Strategies
 
·         FGM Art Exhibition
 
·         Live Performances
 
"Every 16 seconds a girl is genitally mutilated. This cannot be allowed to continue.  Join the campaign to put an end to this brutality”.

Registration Information:
Cost: Free.  Register by May 30, 2012 at www.cagem.org/voice 
 
Contact: campaign@cagem.org, (877) 602-2436 x 101
 
The Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation is committed to the eradication of female genital mutilation (FGM). CAGeM links grassroots activism in countries that still practice FGM to foster communication, information and strategy sharing. The mission of the campaign is to ensure that countries practicing FGM adopt a definitive strategy to end FGM and provide protection to women and girls who flee their countries for fear of being mutilated. The campaign focuses on developing and implementing educational programs to eradicate FGM and assisting victims. The campaign also pursues the introduction of legislation banning FGM and is committed to initiating and supporting grassroots anti-FGM campaigns around the world. For more information, please visit www.cagem.org.

 

Registration Information
Cost: Free. Register by May 30, 2012
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