• 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

  • 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

  • Michigan Case: Decision on FGM sends Negative Message to Survivors and Women and Girls at Risk

    There Is No Limit Foundation, a survivor-led non-profit organization and member of the US End FGM Network, is deeply concerned and alarmed by the decision of United States District Judge Bernard Friedman to dismiss charges in Michigan against the individuals—including two doctors— accused of subjecting nine girls to female genital mutilation (FGM.) We demand the appeal of this decision by the United States government in order to ensure the safety of over 500,000 women and girls at risk in the U.S.

    Read post 11.22.2018 by Aissata M.B. Camara