Announcing a Social & Shopping Event: The Millennium Seat Pleasant Club of the National Capital Area invites you to join them in a Sunday afternoon Social and Shopping event on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 3:00pm until 6:00pm at Sully Station Community Center, 15101 Sequoia Farm Drive, Centreville, Virginia 20121. Refreshments will be served and admission is free. There will be fragrances, make-up, etc. There will also be book signing by Author Julianne Malveaux. Guest Presenter is Ms. Vernell Wilks of “Youth for Tomorrow”. For more information, contact Deniece (Sassy) Brooks at email@example.com or Vera Wilkes at firstname.lastname@example.org. http://networking-social-shopping.eventbrite.com.
Female Mutilation authored by Hilary Burrage was released in the US and Canada on May 2, 2016. The author attended the Inter-African Committee conference on FGM last week in Geneva, where she presented her book Female Mutilation to the crowd. The book is currently on sale at Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation highly recommends Female Mutilation for high school students and anyone who wants to learn more about the practice of FGM/C. To read the author’s blog about the Inter-African Committee Geneva conference, visit here https://hilaryburrage.com/2016/05/12/un-geneva-my-book-launch-at-the-iac-conference-on-fgm/ and to purchase a copy of the book, visit http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/female-mutilation-hilary-burrage/1123329211?ean=9781742576077
Volunteers Needed: Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation is in search of volunteers for their 3rd annual Walk to End FGM in the nation’s capital on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Volunteers’ responsibilities are: Arrive early, set-up, on-site registration, T-shirt and bag distribution, oversee donations, supervision of the tents, coordinate pre-walk ceremony, seat speakers and guests, coordinate photo-ops and pre-walk interviews. All volunteers will have free registration for the walk. A special registration code will be provided once you have been approved as a volunteer. If you are interested in being a volunteer for the Walk to End FGM send an email to email@example.com and put in the subject line, “Volunteer”.
Save the Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016. Plan to join us for the Walk to End FGM 2016. We will release the list of our speakers later this month. Registration begins in 2 weeks. Call 703.818.3787 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. Follow us on Twitter @1Globalwoman and “like” us on FaceBook www.facebook.com/globalwomanpeacefoundation.
|Attention: The U.S. government opposes FGM/C, no matter the type, degree, or severity, and no matter what the motivation for performing it. The U.S. government considers FGM/C to be a serious human rights abuse, gender-based violence, and, when done to children, a form of child abuse. It is against the law to perform FGM/C in the United States on a girl under the age of 18 or to send or attempt to send her outside the United States so FGM/C can be performed. People who violate this law can face prison time and significant immigration consequences. Additionally, anyone who performs FGM/C on a woman 18 years old or older without her consent may be charged with a crime under other laws. If someone performed FGM/C on you, you have not violated any U.S. laws and are not at fault, call 1-800-994-9662.|
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