22 Apr 2016
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
St James Cavalier
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TALKING LIPS – A SEMINAR ON FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

The Malts Girl Guides will be organising a seminar entitled Talking Lips, which aims to raise awareness about the illegal practice of Female Genital Mutilation.

The objectives of this conference are to inform the local community about this illegal practice, to educate professionals who are in direct contact with female migrants, and to speak on behalf of potential FGM victims.

The volunteer-led seminar will take place on the 22nd April between 9am and 1pm at St James Cavalier under the patronage of Health Parliamentary Secretary Dr Chris Fearne and funded by the Small Initiatives Support Scheme operated by the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector.

The content will consist of sessions about FGM from a legal, medical, social and cultural perspective. Interested participants are required to RSVP by the 18th April by sending their full name, email address and mobile number to pr@maltagirlguides.com or info@maltagirlguides.com.

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