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NBC News: Female Genital Mutilation in the United States
Thursday, 03 April 2014

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Mariama Diallo, African Community Specialist in Sanctuary's Clinical Department, speaks with NBC News about the need for greater education about female genital mutilation (FGM) in the US. "If the police are called and told a child is at risk, what will the policeman do if he does not know what FGM is? We need to tell them about it, tell them it's a violation," says Diallo.

Click here to read the full NBC News story >

New York City's Fourth Family Justice Center Opens in Manhattan
Monday, 17 March 2014

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The Manhattan Family Justice Center (FJC) will operate as a one-stop drop in center for families and individuals who have experienced domestic violence to access legal, clinical and children's services.  Sanctuary staff members play a critical role in the FJCs throughout the city, and will continue to do so in Manhattan.

Click here to read the New York Times' coverage of the MFJC opening >
Watch video from our Bystanders No More forum
Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Couldn't attend our Bystanders No More forum on engaging men in the movement to end gender violence?  Attended the forum, but want to see some of the best - and most thoughtful - moments again? You can re-watch the entire forum in full online, or, if you only have a few minutes, view our highlights video. 

Click here to watch now >

Sanctuary staff and clients celebrate V-Day!
Thursday, 13 February 2014

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On Valentine's Day, we remember that in love there is no violence. That's why Sanctuary staff, clients and supporters are taking part in V-Day's 1 Billion Rising campaign,a global movement that calls on men, women, boys and girls to rise for justice and end gender violence worldwide.

Click here to learn more and view photos >
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Super Bowl shifts the spotlight on sex trafficking in New York City
Friday, 31 January 2014

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In the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, staff and advocates at Sanctuary for Families have been taking steps to prevent trafficking during the Super Bowl and ensure that victims have access to critical services and support. From assisting the AG's office in a major sex trafficking bust, to supporting the launch of a major trafficking awareness and prevention campaign, we're working to shine the light on the demand for sex trafficking that exists in our city during the big game and throughout the year.

Click to learn more about Sanctuary's work around the Super Bowl >
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