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IAC-USA invites you to join them in their closing ceremonial dinner this Saturday, August 20, 2016, held at the Embassy of Cote d’Ivoire, 2424 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008. Dinner and program begin at 5:00pm and ends at 9:00pm. The closing ceremony will highlight their efforts and accomplishments to date, and will provide the opportunity to inform a broader community in the U.S. and abroad of the work that still needs to be done.
45 Degrees Project stages their 3rd annual summer performance in Washington, D.C. Directed by Elana Anderson, on August 15th through the 21st Joy of Motion Dance Center presents “45 Degrees Project” on its stage in Washington, D.C. at 1333 H Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002. For tickets and additional information visit: www.joyofmotion.org.
If you need overnight accommodations for the Walk to End FGM…The official hotel of the Walk to End FGM is the Double Tree by Hilton, Crystal City at 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202. A special negotiated rate is available when you register for the Walk. The deadline for making your hotel room reservation is September 14, 2016. If you call to book your hotel reservations, make sure to ask for the FGM 2016 Walk Room Block rate. If you book online, make sure you click on this link to make your room reservations.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 is now available at www.globalwomanpeacefoundation.org. Call 703.818.3787 or email email@example.com for additional information and volunteer opportunities. Follow us on Twitter @1Globalwoman and “like” us on FaceBook www.facebook.com/globalwomanpeacefoundation.
The book, Female Mutilation authored by Hilary Burrage has been released in the US and Canada. 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
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