Servicing WildFlower International (SWF) is a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) working to eradicate FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION (FGM) in Sierra Leone by empowering men, women and children through discussion, education and protection in a non-violent way.
In the United States, SWF's founder, Dr. Nina Smart, educates students, service clubs, interested groups and immigrant communities about Female Genital Mutilation - FGM, its human rights violations and complexities. Presentations focus on raising awareness about the practice and ways to protect and assist those at risk. SWF seeks financial and intellectual contributions from private individuals, institutions and service organizations to support effective programs that fund education and human rights discussions in Sierra Leone.
February 6th is International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM - SWF International is proud to take a stand against FGM for over twelve years and enthusiastic to continue to raise awareness about this human rights violation around the world including right here in the United States. Your contribution helps break the silence on this harmful traditional practice by educating people on how they can help end FGM. Together we can end FGM within a generation!
And here is the link for UN Zero tolerance for FGM Day http://www.un.org/en/events/femalegenitalmutilationday/
December 2nd, 2016 - the first US End FGM Summit organized by Equality Now and Safe Hands for Girls brought together experts on FGM to discuss challenges that need to be addressed to keep girls at risk of FGM safe in the US. Summit was held at the Unites States Institute of Peace www.usip.org/events/webcast-end-female-genital-mutilation SWF International contributed to brainstoriming solutions for the Education, Immigration, Health and Activists expert groups working on FGM practices in the US.
SWF is sponsoring the following project