#Michigan

  • Article: Fayrouz Saad Could Become the First Muslim Woman in Congress
    Girls & Women

    Fayrouz Saad Could Become the First Muslim Woman in Congress

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 29, 2017

    “While I’m not running an anti-Trump campaign, I believe my campaign is a rebuttal to the rhetoric." Read more

  • Article: Michigan Just Passed 12 New Laws Against FGM
    Girls & Women

    Michigan Just Passed 12 New Laws Against FGM

    By Meghan Werft|July 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Globally, 200 million girls and women have undergone FGM. Read more

  • Article: Doctor Charged With FGM Claims First Amendment in Defense
    Girls & Women

    Doctor Charged With FGM Claims First Amendment in Defense

    By Meghan Werft|May 23, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Doctor is accused of cutting girls as young as 7 in religious ceremony. Read more

  • Article: Michigan Is Poised to Outlaw Female Genital Mutilation, But It’s Still Legal in 26 US States
    Girls & Women

    Michigan Is Poised to Outlaw Female Genital Mutilation, But It’s Still Legal in 26 US States

    By Gabriella Canal|May 2, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    That’s not acceptable. Read more

  • Article: This College Student Visited Refugee Camps in Greece. Then, She Decided to Take Action
    Citizenship

    This College Student Visited Refugee Camps in Greece. Then, She Decided to Take Action

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 20, 2017

    Emily Worline started Refugee Outreach Collective after visiting refugee camps in Greece and Serbia. Read more

  • Article: Michigan Doctor Denies Performing FGM, Says It Was ‘Religious Practice’
    Girls & Women

    Michigan Doctor Denies Performing FGM, Says It Was ‘Religious Practice’

    By Meghan Werft|April 19, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “This is part of the culture,” her lawyer argued in court. Read more

  • Article: For First Time Ever, US Doctor Facing Federal FGM Charges
    Girls & Women

    For First Time Ever, US Doctor Facing Federal FGM Charges

    By Meghan Werft|April 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    A 7-year-old girl identified Nagarwala as the doctor who performed the brutal cutting procedure. Read more

  • Article: This State Actually Banned the Banning of Plastic Bags
    Environment

    This State Actually Banned the Banning of Plastic Bags

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 3, 2017

    And it’s not the first to do so, either. Read more