States Must Pass Laws Against FGM
Be heard by legislators in your state. Sign the petition to Stop FGM.
Alabama - Alaska - Arkansas - Connecticut - Hawaii - Idaho - Indiana - Iowa
Kentucky - Maine - Massachusetts - Mississippi - Montana - Nebraska - New Hampshire - New Mexico
North Carolina - Ohio - Pennsylvania - South Carolina - Utah - Vermont - Washington - Wyoming
24 ~ That is the number of U.S. states that still don't have laws against female genital mutilation. Every state must make it clear: American values MUST be backed by American laws.
Sign the petition today to send a powerful message that the horrific practice of female genital mutilation should be illegal everywhere. We can use our collective voice to urge politicians to enact laws that protect women and girls. Together, we can #StopFGM.
About America Matters #StopFGM Campaign:
In the U.S., approximately 500,000 girls are at risk for undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM). Globally, the figure is even more staggering, with over 200 million women and girls having undergone FGM.
America Matters #StopFGM campaign has brought forward a powerful coalition of survivors, activists, doctors, lawyers, and scholars from around the globe to work together to end the practice of FGM under any pretext.Click her to learn more about #StopFGM.
After signing the petition, you can reach out to your state legislators and ask them directly to make FGM illegal in your home state. Make sure to follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the latest news and for more ways to get involved.
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