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Many of our readers and supporters have inquired about how we came to observe a day against FGM.  Here is a brief history of this much needed observance. On February 6, 2003, Stella Obasanjo, the former First Lady of Nigeria...
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We know that October 15th is more than ten months away but we want you to save the date early on your calendar.  This is the largest awareness raising event held by Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation each year. If you...
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In late November of last year, the Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh stunned the world with his announcement that he was officially banning the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in his West African country.  Many advocates and activists applauded but...
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In Virginia, we are located at 901 South Highland Street, Suite 319, Arlington, Virginia 22204 and in Washington we are at 3920 Alton Place, NW, Washington, D.C. 20016.  The hours of operation at the Arlington location are Monday, Wednesday and...
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Organizations from around the world convened in a meeting last Thursday in Washington, D.C. to discuss next steps for combating the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting. (FGM/C)  The meeting, “Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) Convening” was held in the offices of...
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  The Board members of Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation held their 2015 year-end meeting last Saturday.  The year-end meeting is probably the most important meeting of the year.  The Board revisits each program the organization ran and each event they...
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Yes, you read this headline correctly.  Female genital mutilation/cutting is practiced in Australia.  According to the Medical Journal of Australia, due to an increasing number of immigrants that arrived and settled in Australia from African countries in which FGM is...
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Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation launched a special campaign petition on Change.org in August of this year to the U.S. Department of Education.  The organization which advocates on behalf of women and girls against female genital mutilation has set a goal...
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When you shop this holiday season at Amazon, please select Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation as your charity of choice....
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In Virginia, we are located at 901 South Highland Street, Suite 319, Arlington, Virginia 22204 and in Washington we are at 3920 Alton Place, NW, Washington, D.C. 20016.  The hours of operation at the Arlington location are Monday, Wednesday and...
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