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  • 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

  • Aissata Speaks at Columbia University

    Earlier this month, cofounder Aissata M.B. Camara took part in a panel discussion at Columbia University on female genital mutilation being a human right issue and violation rather than an “African issue” as previously viewed and/or thought of.

    Read post 02.11.2019 by Patricia Mars

  • Aissata Speaks for 68 Million Girls At Risk

    Today is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, and cofounder Aissata M.B. Camara spoke at the opening of FGM: 68 Million Girls At Risk Exhibition, a photography display that sheds the light on this harmful practice in collaboration with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF), and cohosted by Dysturb. 

    Read post 02.06.2019 by Patricia Mars

  • There Is No Limit Foundation Launches Second Annual Break The Silence Week to End FGM

    NEW YORK, FEBRUARY 6, 2019—There Is No Limit Foundation Co-Founders, Aissata M.B. Camara, and Mariama Petrolawicz, marked the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation today, by announcing the start of the second annual Break The Silence Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness and driving action to end FGM.

    Read post 02.06.2019 by Patricia Mars

  • 16 Days of Activism: #BreakTheSilence x #DigitalWarriors

    Today’s the International Day to End Violence Against Women and the start of 16 Days of Activism.  From today till December 10, we will be highlighting stories, facts, and activities to end gender-based violence. For Day 1, we want to share a story from our co-Founder, Aissata M.B. Camara

    Read post 11.25.2018 by Aissata M.B. Camara