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Webinar To Discuss Preventing Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

March 10, 2015

The Department of Justice and the Department of Education sealsOn March 18, 2015, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET, OJJDP—in collaboration with the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education—will cohost “Keeping Kids Safe: Preventing Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in the United States.” Experts from the Departments of Justice and Education, Sanctuary for Families, and Johns Hopkins University will present an overview of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C); highlight the federal government’s response to FGM/C; discuss its physical, psychological, and emotional impacts; provide resources to identify and prevent FGM/C in at-risk young girls and women; and explore the legal consequences of FGM/C as a federal crime and a reportable child abuse offense.

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