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february, 2019

01feb12:15 pm2:00 pmFGM: A Human Rights Issue?

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Event Details

According to the Centers for Disease Control, over half a million girls have undergone or are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the United States. Join us for a screening of survivor testimonies, an enriching panel on the integration of FGM into broader human rights discourse, and a discussion as well as action items to follow. The event will also be live-streamed on Facebook (see the Eventbrite link below for more information).

Please RSVP here!

Panelists:
Maryum Saifee: Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow based at the Human Rights Foundation and FGM Survivor
Aissata M. B. Camara: Co-founder of There is No Limit Foundation and FGM Survivor
Maryah Haidery: Activist, Sahiyo Member and FGM Survivor
Shelby Quast: Americas Director, Equality Now

Time

(Friday) 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Location

International Affairs Building, Room 1201

420 W 118th St

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