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Violence against Women

OVC FY 2021 Addressing Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting

Closing Date
The objective of this program is to deliver community-based programming to stop female genital mutilation and cutting by educating communities and forming community networks of agencies and organizations that are positioned to identify girls at-risk and respond to eligible survivors/victims.

OVC Director Jessica Hart Announces Funding to Help Victims of Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting

October 2020

Female genital mutilation or cutting refers to a barbaric practice involving partial or total removal of female genitalia or other injury to female genital organs for non-medical reasons. Office for Victims of Crime Director Jessica E. Hart announces funding to address the needs of victims of female genital mutilation or cutting.