Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting - Myths, Stories, Action

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Steamworks

375 Water Street

Vancouver, BC V6B 1B8

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A dynamic discussion on global perspectives and efforts to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM/C)

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SafeHands for Mothers and Islamic Relief are delighted to host a satellite event during Women Deliver at the Canada Pavilion in association with the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health (CanWaCH).

Please join us and hear survivor stories; religious and cultural reasons used to justify FGM/C ; and local and grassroots efforts to tackle misconceptions that perpetuate FGM/C.

Julia Lalla-Maharajh OBE, Orchid Project will moderate a dynamic discussion with speakers on the vital need of a concerted global movement to end the harmful practice. Join us for a discussion with:

  • Hibo Wardere, Anti-FGM Campaigner
  • Reyhana Patel, Islamic Relief
  • Nancy Durrell McKenna, SafeHands for Mothers
  • Faith Mwangi-Powell , Girl Generation
  • Sokhna Fall Ba, Equilibres & Population

Interactive discussion to follow.

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Steamworks

375 Water Street

Vancouver, BC V6B 1B8

Canada

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