It is unbelievable that we are only 12 days away from the WALK to End FGM!  If you want to be a participant in this meaningful event, register for the “Walk to End FGM”.  We are taking registrations 24/7 up to the day of the walk so if you have not registered yet, it is not too late.  To register, please visit our website at www.globalwomanpeacefoundation.org, select “Events” and scroll down and click on “Register Now”.

 

WUSA News Channel 9 in Washington to Discuss FGM with GWPF

If you will be in the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, October 26th at 12Noon, tune in to WUSA Channel 9 with a special report from News Anchor, Andrea Roane when she interviews GWPF’s President, Angela Peabody and two FGM survivors about female genital mutilation (FGM).

Maryland Governor, Larry Hogan Endorses Walk to End FGM

The Honorable Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland has sent a letter of endorsement to Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation.  He wrote on Friday, the 16th, “Thank you for your efforts to raise awareness for and to help prevent this horrible trend.  It is my hope that this year’s Walk to End FGM will mark a milestone in both participation and donations raised so that you may continue this crucial work for years to come.”

Instructions to Registering for the Walk to End FGM

If you are unable to join us in Washington, D.C. on October 31st, you can still participate by making a donation on the site or by sending us a check to Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation, 14001A Grumble Jones Court, Centreville, VA. 20121 and you will become a “virtual walker”.

 

  • Register as a walker
  • Register as a virtual walker (make a donation and get everything a walker gets)
  • Register as a survivor (use this code: SURVIVORS2015)
  • Register as a volunteer (use this code: VOLUN2015) we need 20 volunteers so once the site has registered the 20th volunteer, it will cut it off.
  • Purchase a Sponsor Display Table (contact us for details 703.818.3787)

12-Day Weather Forecast Update

The Accu-Weather forecast for October 31st:  High – 66 degrees and low – 47 degrees with winds at 15 miles per hour and partly sunny.  We will continue to provide you with weather forecast updates until the day of the walk.

A Call for Volunteers for the Walk to End FGM

We are putting out a call for volunteers for the walk.  For details on volunteering, please send an email to info@globalwomanpeacefoundation.org to the attention of Ms. Meskerem Damtew.

Carpool Inquiries

We have received a few inquiries about carpooling from Northern Virginia.  If you plan on driving to Washington for the Walk to End FGM and would like to share the ride with other walkers, please contact Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation at (703) 818-3787 or email us at info@globalwomanpeacefoundation.org. To those of you who have inquired about reserved buses from New York City, unfortunately we have not arranged for buses from the New York area.  Perhaps next year.

This is the second walk in the U.S. against FGM.  Register and be a part of the campaign to end female genital mutilation.  Thanks!

Your donation and registration fee are tax deductible.  Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.