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Activists Press Washington on Female Genital Mutilation Pledges (Newsweek)

10/2/2014 -- Newsweek -- "Activists Press Washington on Female Genital Mutilation Pledges"

Equality Now is urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the agency hosting the meeting, and the CDC to get better and more up to date numbers on the women and girls at risk of #FGM, says Quast. [read more...]

“Look at me. I’m for sale. On your street. On your browser” (Salon)

9/12/2014 -- Salon -- “Look at me. I’m for sale. On your street. On your browser” A Day in the Life is a one-act play drawing on the real experiences of ordinary teenage girls whose lives have intersected with the world of commercial sexual exploitation.

America’s Underground Female Genital Mutilation Crisis (Daily Beast)

6/11/2014 -- The Daily Beast -- "America’s Underground Female Genital Mutilation Crisis" Equality Now, FGM survivor/activist Jaha & Representatives Crowley & Jackson-Lee call on Administration to protect U.S. girls from the harmful practice of FGM.

NY Must Protect Sexually Exploited Girls (Daily Beast)

5/16/2014 -- Daily Beast -- "NY Must Protect Sexually Exploited Girls" Trafficking Program Officer Kristen Berg on the TVPJA:

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