Global Citizen is a community of people like you

People who want to learn about and take action on the world’s biggest challenges. Extreme poverty ends with you.

Take Action

Most recent

  1. Article: Your ZIP Code Might Determine Your Lifespan
    Health

    Your ZIP Code Might Determine Your Lifespan

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 18, 2018

    Stilwell residents could expect to die a quarter of a century before their peers. Read more

  2. Article: Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws
    Environment

    Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 18, 2018

    This puts the country at the forefront of plastic bans. Read more

  3. Article: Gender Inequality Is Bad for Men’s Health, Report Says
    Girls & Women

    Gender Inequality Is Bad for Men’s Health, Report Says

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 18, 2018

    Traditional gender stereotypes may reinforce behaviors that increase health risks. Read more

  4. Article: Wizkid Is Out to Prove He's Serious About Fighting for Education and Sanitation in Nigeria
    AdvocacyWater & Sanitation

    Wizkid Is Out to Prove He's Serious About Fighting for Education and Sanitation in Nigeria

    By William Naughton-Gravette|Sept. 18, 2018

    He's the next big name to support a proposed massive sanitation fund. Read more

Global Issues