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Soroptimist International of Downey honored International Women’s Day on March 8 with a donation to SWF International to empower women in Sierra Leone with educational resources. The money will also help protect women from the harmful practice of FGM (female genital mutilation) which is commonly practiced on most girls and women there. Pictured is Downey Soroptimist president Giovanna Saab and Dr. Nina Smart, a Soroptimist member traveling to Sierra Leone next month.
Published: March 28, 2013 – Volume 11 – Issue 50