The Nile Sisters

NILE SISTERS FORUM STRIVES TO RAISE AWARENESS AND PREVENT FEMALE CIRCUMCISION

 

By Rachel Williams

Photo, left: “Here at The Nile Sisters we’re really trying to address health disparities and improve access to care for our refugee and immigrant population,” said Susan H. the health advocacy coordinator for The Nile Sisters Initiative.

February 1, 2017 (San Diego) -- The Nile Sisters Initiative hosted a panel at The Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice on female genital cutting (FGC), also known as female circumcision. Refugees and immigrants face several physical and mental health complications after undergoing the procedure in their home countries.


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REFUGEE: THE ERITREAN EXODUS SHOWING AUGUST 10

 

East County News Service

August 1, 2016 (San Diego) - The Nile Sisters invite you to a no-cost movie and dinner at the Women's Museum of California next Wednesday, August 10 from 6-9 p.m.


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