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  • Global Call to Action From “Uniting Forces to Make Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting A Practice of the Past: A Gathering for Global Civil Society Actors”

    On June 2, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada, civil society organizations, champions, survivors and other grassroots representatives came together at Women Deliver 2019 to unite voices around a global Call to Action to end female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C).

    Read post 09.05.2019 by Patricia Mars

  • Break The Silence Awards: Save the Date September 22, 2019

    The Break The Silence Awards nomination is officially closed. We're thrilled to have received a large number of nominees from across the globe. 

    Read post 08.26.2019 by Patricia Mars

  • The Nominations Are Open!

    It is with great pleasure that we are writing to announce the open call for nominations for the 2019 There Is No Limit Foundation Break The Silence Awards. Nominations will close at 11:59pm on August 25th, 2019. Self nominations are allowed.

    Read post 08.13.2019 by Patricia Mars

  • Aissata Nominated for 120 Under 40

    Around the world, we continue to see challenges to women’s rights to their bodies including increased attacks on issues related to reproductive rights/justice. We have to act to protect these rights in the United States and around the world.

    Read post 06.18.2019 by Patricia Mars

  • Joint Press Release: Ending FGM/C By 2030: Uniting Forces to Make FGM/C a Practice of the Past

    3.9 million girls are at risk of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) every year. On the 2nd June 2019, for the first time ever, NGOs, grassroots and survivor-led organizations from around the world came together at the Women Deliver conference around a common goal: to end FGM/C by 2030 and to support survivors of the practice. This is our Call to Action.

    Read post 06.04.2019 by Patricia Mars

  • Rep. Maloney, Elected Officials, and Women’s Rights Advocates Condemn DOJ Decision to Not Defend Female Genital Mutilation Law and Call for Equal Rights Amendment

    NEW YORK, April 25, 2019 — Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined elected officials, and Equal Rights Amendment advocates to condemn a recent U.S. Department of Justice decision to not  defend a federal law banning FGM/C, to call for Speaker Pelosi to step in to defend the law, and call for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Congresswoman Maloney is the sponsor of H.J. Res. 35, a bill to restart the ratification process of the ERA.

    Read post 04.25.2019 by Patricia Mars

  • “Digital Warriors” Screening at German House

    In commemoration of Women History Month and the United Nations 63rd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63),  The Permanent Mission of Germany, together with Deutsche Welle and There Is No Limit Foundation, hosted a Side Event on women’s digital activism.

    Read post 03.13.2019 by Patricia Mars

  • Aissata Trains Medical Students at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

    Today cofounder Aissata M.B. Camara held a female genital mutilation training with medical students at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

    Read post 02.21.2019 by Patricia Mars

  • Aissata Speaks at John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Cofounder Aissata M.B. Camara spoke today to a class focused on Justice in the Africana World with a focus on Gender Based Violence at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

    Read post 02.20.2019 by Patricia Mars

  • Second Annual Break The Silence Week Recap

    Break The Silence Week (Feb 6th to 12th) is a week dedicated to raising awareness and driving action to end end female genital mutilation (FGM). It is a fun week with a serious message, a week when people “activate” to shine a spotlight on FGM. Throughout this past week, we’ve engaged with activists and organizations worldwide that are working tirelessly with a common goal to end FGM by 2030. Here is a highlight of some of the individuals and organizations.

    Read post 02.13.2019 by Patricia Mars