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Female Genital Mutilation

Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Time Zone: America/Detroit
Local Time: Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

MCEDSV Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Training


According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) more than 500,000 girls and women in the United States have either undergone FGM or are in danger of being subjected to this torture.  FGM is a form of sexual violence and discrimination. This training will help advocates understand the root causes and complexity of this culturally-based crime, as well as avenues in which to help survivors of FGM.


1. Participants will gain or refresh knowledge on intersectionality of survivors of FGM.

 2.Participants will understand 2-3 barriers survivors of FGM may encounter.

 3. Participants will learn 1-2 strategies to provide services/resources to survivors of FGM.

 4. Participants will learn about health challenges that survivors of FGM may experience.


Registration                8:30 a.m. -9:00a.m.

Training Session         9:00a.m.- 12:00p.m.

 Lunch                        12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

 Training Session        1:15p.m.-5:00p.m.


Advocates for ending domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking, and anyone interested in assisting survivors.


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Location: 5801 Southfield Fwy, Detroit MI 49928
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