Secretary Clinton Marks International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
Live Webcast: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host and deliver remarks on International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, February 16, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. EST. You can watch the event live on DipNote and state.gov. [State Department image/ Public Domain]

On Thursday, February 16, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host and deliver remarks at an event commemorating the Ninth Anniversary of the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) at the Department of State. The event will be streamed live on DipNote at 1:00 p.m. EST.

Following the Secretary, Representative Joe Crowley (NY-07) will also deliver remarks. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer will then moderate a panel discussion with leading experts and activists dedicated to the global effort to eradicate FGM/C and to raise awareness of its negative consequences on women, girls, families, and societies. The discussion will highlight the importance of fostering community-based approaches and engaging religious leaders and the Diaspora community to encourage abandonment of this harmful traditional practice.

Related Content: Secretary Clinton’s Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting | U.S. Supports Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

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    While certainly admirable, the name of this international day is so strangely matter of fact……….
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    It is sick that this even has to be a thing. What. the. hell.
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    I wish she would talk about circumcision of boys too. Both are horribly wrong, but the point is they are infants with no...
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    *waits for Ryking to reblog whining about all the little BOYS whose genitals are being mutilated* It’s a legit point,...
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