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CAGEM

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Civil Rights, Health, Human Services, International, International Human Rights, Victims Services, Women, Womens Rights

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.

Target demographics: Women and Girls in communities that practice female genital mutilation.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 8000

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

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Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

I want to thank CAGeM for the clitoral reconstruction surgery. I was circumcised at 9 years old. Thank you very much for helping me.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I ran away from home when I was 11 after my older sister died from circumcision. I wandered with no food or shelter until I was rescued by CAGeM and taken to the safe house. I was given my basic needs and education until my village abandonned circumcision due to the work of CAGeM. That was over 10 years ago. I am now in University and engaged to a man who cares for me. If I was not rescued I would have been forced back home and married off at 13 like my sister. I know what my life would have been like if I was not rescued. The best way I can say thanks is by helping other girls that need help which I have been doing and will continue to do.