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Phone: 877-602-2436
234 5th Avenue
Suite 423

New York
New York 10001
USA
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Target demographics: Women and Girls in communities that practice female genital mutilation.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 8000

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: assist in picking up and shipping donations to the free hospital.

Geographic areas served: Worldwide. Female Genital Mutilation is practiced mostly in Africa and the Middle East but immigrant communities all over the world continue to practice FGM.

Programs: Female Genital Mutilation Eradication Program
Female Genital Mutilation Rescue Program
Free Hospital Project for victims of female genital mutilation

Mission:
To pursue eradication of female genital mutilation by education, awareness, and legislation. To assist victims of female genital mutilation via physical restoration and rehabilitation and protect potential victims.
Results:
CAGeM has been successful in eradicating female genital mutilation and rescuing girls in over 800 communities.

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10/12/12
I recommend this organization who help under developed countries by providing health care in many countries. They currently have a special program helping circumcised women in US and Africa who cannot afford health care... more »
10/12/12
As a survivor of female genital mutilation which happened when I was 6 years old, I can say with absolute confidence that the work done by CAGeM in New York City is critical to the city's success in preventing and prosecuting female genital mutilation in the five boroughs. My experience with CAGeM ... more »
08/29/12
My daughter was forcefully circumcised at 8 months of age against my will. She died just 3 months later at 11 months old. Her name and little face will forever be remembered. I do not not want my daughter to be forgotten by the world, especially since she died so young. Because of CAGeM that will ... more »
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