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Voices to End FGM/C Workshop- Washington DC

November 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am November 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Since 2015, Sahiyo has provided various storytelling platforms for women and community members from all over the world to share their experiences of female genital cutting (FGC) in hopes of preventing this harmful practice from occurring to the next generation of girls. In November 2019, Sahiyo, alongside StoryCenter and George Washington University, will be hosting a guided digital storytelling workshop to further raise awareness on the issue of FGC as it relates to the United States.

Application for the workshop are currently closed. Please stay tuned for more similar workshops to come.

About Sahiyo: Since 2015, Sahiyo has been advocating for the abandonment of FGM/C through dialogue, education and collaboration. Sahiyo conducted the first-ever international online survey of Dawoodi Bohra women on the subject of FGM/C. Read the full report here

About StoryCenter: StoryCenter creates collaborates with organizations around the world to create spaces for transforming lives and communities, through the acts of listening to and sharing stories as a vehicle for education, community mobilization, and advocacy. 

About The George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health: GWU has been working closely with FGM/C survivors and health care providers to develop a living virtual educational toolkit (fgmtoolkit.gwu.edu).