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The practice of female genital mutilation/cutting only exists in Africa.

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons as defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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The practice of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) exists all over the world including the US.

 

In the US nearly 200,000 women and girls are at threat and FGM/C has been reported in every state except Hawaii. 

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons as defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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The practice of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) exists all over the world including the US.

 

In the US nearly 200,000 women and girls are at threat and FGM/C has been reported in every state except Hawaii. 

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons as defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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Child marriage is illegal in the United States.

Child Marriage is defined as a marriage of a girl or boy before the age of 18. Child marriage violates children’s rights and places them at high risk of violence, exploitation, and abuse.

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Child marriage is legal in every state in the US except Delaware and New Jersey. 

 

Most states allow children to marry as early as 14 (some as early as 12) with parental and/or judicial permission. Most marriages are between an adult male and child-aged girl.

Child Marriage is defined as a marriage of a girl or boy before the age of 18. Child marriage violates children’s rights and places them at high risk of violence, exploitation, and abuse.

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Child marriage is legal in every state in the US except Delaware and New Jersey. 

 

Most states allow children to marry as early as 14 (some as early as 12) with parental and/or judicial permission. Most marriages are between an adult male and child-aged girl.

Child Marriage is defined as a marriage of a girl or boy before the age of 18. Child marriage violates children’s rights and places them at high risk of violence, exploitation, and abuse.

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Domestic trafficking is a phenomenon that only impacts run-aways. 

Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked worldwide – including right here in the United States.

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10-15% of trafficked children in the US are boys and domestic trafficking occurs in every major city.  Children of both genders are trafficked domestically as early as 12 years old.

Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked worldwide – including right here in the United States.

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10-15% of trafficked children in the US are boys and domestic trafficking occurs in every major city. Children of both genders are trafficked domestically as early as 12 years old.

Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked worldwide – including right here in the United States.

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What we do

Our work is designed to make impact on the communities it’s created in service of, which means it does not have to work for you or us-

it needs to work FOR THEM!

Our current program is to combat FGM/C in NYC by collaborating with government to draft legislation to create a Task Force that functions as a citywide mechanism. This is the first of its' kind in the country.

 

Who we are

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Globalizing Gender is a New York-based organization seeking sustainable, culturally aware alternatives for women and girls in the continental U.S. and abroad. 

We educate people on issues of gender-based violence including FGM/C, child marriage, forced marriage, human trafficking, breast ironing and domestic violence. 

 

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Natasha R. Johnson, the founder of Globalizing Gender, will be a speaker for the inaugural TEDx Flatbush: Mindshift conference at Brooklyn College on September 7, 2019.

 

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