Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation is launching a special support center in the Washington, D.C. metro area, servicing FGM survivors and at-risk girls of Northern Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. The purpose of a support center of this nature is to help prevent and respond to female genital mutilation. The center will build individual knowledge, while identifying the strengths, gaps and needs in the prevention and response to FGM in the United States. The Global Woman Center will offer 2 phases; prevention and rehabilitation.