The goal of this program is to deliver programming to address and help stop the practice of female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM) under two purpose areas (PAs).
a training and technical assistance provider will educate law enforcement, public health professionals, educators, and
other professionals on detecting at-risk girls and provide support to the project sites.
project sites will develop services to deliver to victims of FGM and work to increase education, detection, and local partner engagement to address and help stop victimization through FGM.
OVC anticipates making one award under PA 1 of up to $ 1. 2 million and up to eight awards under PA 2 of up to $300,000 each.
OVC expects to make awards for a 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 202 0. Apply by April 30, 202 0.