Global Woman Newsletter Moves to Monthly in 2020

The Global Woman Newsletter (GWN) has been circulated weekly since April 2014.  GWN has shared stories from all aspects with its readers; stories about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) laws, personal stories of FGM survivors, U.S. Federal stories, State Legislators, and, even FGM fatalities in the remotest villages in Liberia.  This newsletter has shared how Nigeria and the Gambia banned the practice of FGM, and it has celebrated the successes of other like-minded organizations, as well as the successes of its Publisher, Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation (GWPF) over the last 5 years.  This was all happily done on a weekly schedule.  Now it is time to change the frequency of the GWN.  As of January 2020, GWN will become a monthly newsletter, coming to your inbox on the first Tuesday of each month.  Therefore the first edition of GWN in 2020 will be released on Tuesday, January 7th.  After this week’s edition, there are only 2 more weekly editions, as we close out 2019 to welcome the year 2020.

To share some statistics with you about the GWN, in 2014, only 25 editions of the newsletter were released.  In 2015, there were 31 editions sent out; however in 2016, 51 editions were released, and in 2017 and 2018, 50 editions were released respectively.  This year, 2019, the most editions will be released – 52 editions.  Since the newsletter was launched, a grand total of 234 editions were sent out to you.  GWPF hopes the 12 editions in 2020 will continue the flow of information, updates, news, and stories.  If there is any topic you would like to see GWN feature in the coming year, please send an email to

The monthly newsletter will not only have one long story, as the weekly newsletter did.  The monthly will provide updates from the previous month, and short stories occurring in the community, national information in the U.S. and international information, surrounding gender based violence.  GWN looks forward to working with you in the New Year.

Make Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation Your Favorite Charity in 2019

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In your charitable contributions and donations in 2019, please consider Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation by either through the DONATE BUTTON or by sending a check to Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation, 14001-C St. Germain Drive #453 Centreville, Virginia 20121.  Your generous donations are tax deductible.  Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation’s 2019 Calendar


  • First day of Winter – Sunday, December 22nd
  • First day of Hanukkah – Monday, December 23rd
  • Christmas Eve – Tuesday, December 24th
  • Christmas Day – Wednesday, December 25th
  • First day of Kwanzaa – Thursday, December 26th
  • New Year’s Eve – Tuesday, December 31st

We will update this 2019 calendar as schedules come in

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The guidelines to submit an announcement to appear in this newsletter:

  • The length of announcement must be no more than a paragraph of 6 lines.
  • Your announcement is free of any charges.
  • Your announcement should be something that pertains to women, girls or students, such as events, walk-a-thons, conferences, etc.
  • If there is an accompanying image, it must be no less than 72 dpi, preferably in jpeg.
  • Your announcement must be received no later than the Thursday 5:00pm prior to the following Tuesday publication.
  • Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation reserves the right to deny a submission if it is not within our guidelines.

Weekly Word-Scramble

Do you enjoy playing with words?  This is a fun way to see how well you can unscramble the following words.  We will reveal the unscrambled words in next week’s edition of the newsletter.  If you enjoyed this, write and give us your feedback to

Can you unscramble the following five words?

This Week’s Scrambled Words







Last Week’s Scrambled Words                      Last Week’s Unscrambled Words

DRAOB GNITEEM                                          BOARD MEETING

RAEY DNE                                                       YEAR END

KOOBECAF                                                     FACEBOOK



We give you five scrambled words each week.  We hope you enjoy playing.

How You Can Help & Support Us

Here are some of the ways you can help and support our programs in 2019:

  • Donations (including in-kind donations)
  • Partnering (collaborating in one of our programs and/or events)
  • Joining our Internship Program
  • Volunteering
  • Donate through employer payroll deduction (through Your Cause, United Way or the government employee giving program)

Our Programs to Support

Survivor Resettlement Program

  • Asylum Assistance
  • Employment Assistance
  • Permanent Residency Assistance
  • Housing Application Assistance
  • Health Insurance and Living Assistance
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Application
  • Adult Literacy Preparation
  • Grocery & Gasoline Assistance

Wholesome Organic Relief Program

  • Professional Counseling
  • Support Group Workshop
  • Survivor-only Support Group
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) Support
  • Restorative Surgery Sponsorship
  • Physical Therapy

Kids Reach Shield Program

  • Education & Information
  • Understanding of the Practice
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Resources


Just4You Program

  • Sanitary Items Distribution
  • Scholarships to Girls in Africa

Important Contacts in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area to Keep Handy

Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation               703-832-2642

National Child Abuse Hotline                              800-422-4453

Fairfax County Office for Women                       703-324-5730

Montgomery County Abused Persons Program   240-777-4673 (24 hours)

Prince Georges County Child Advocacy Center  301-909-2089

Baltimore City Child Abuse Center                     410-396-6147

Frederick County Child Advocacy Center           301-600-1758

Howard County Listening Place                           410-313-2630

Washington County Child Advocacy Center       240-420-4308

District of Columbia Metropolitan Police            202-727-9099

Arlington County Victim/Witness Program         703-228-7273

Loudon County Victim Witness Program             703-777-0417

Prince William County Victim/Witness               703-392-7083

National Hotline                                                       800-994-9662