Today marks exactly one month from when we will stand together on the Washington National Mall to tell the world that there is no place for the practice of FGM. We invite you to be a part of this memorable event. Register at www.globalwomanpeacefoundation.org and select the pink “Register to Walk” button. Ms. Arifa Nasim will travel from London to Washington to stand with us. Arifa, the Founder of Educate2Eradicate has represented the youth at the U.N., and she trains school teachers on how to spot harmful practices. Arifa is the recipient of the Advocacy Award from Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation this year. Won’t you join us?
When: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Itinerary: Assemble at 11:00am; pre-walk program at 12:00noon; walk starts at 1:30pm
Day’s Forecast: Accu Weather forecasts High 73 Low 43 degrees, warmer with a possible shower
Emcee: Arielle Buchmann of WUSA News 9
Special Prizes to: Teams that raise the 3 highest amounts
International & Local Media Coverage: America Matters, MB Network and PBS
Location: National Sylvan Theater, Washington Memorial Drive, SW (Corner of 15th & Jefferson Streets, SW) Washington, D.C. 20024 (2 blocks from Smithsonian Metro Station)
Ways to Participate
- Form a team and invite others to join your team and help raise funds
- Join a team that is already formed
- Register as an individual participant
- Register as a virtual participant and help raise funds (if you are unable to attend)
- Sponsor a team or an individual participant or sponsor the event
- Be a Partner Organization with Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation in the Walk to End FGM
- Register as a volunteer
Don’t Miss Out on the Fun!!!
********We are reminding you to register if you have not done so********
The proceeds raised from the Walk To End FGM are used to support the restorative surgeries of survivors of FGM/C, including group and one-on-one counseling.
Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. As such, your donations and registration fees are tax deductible to the maximum extent required by law.