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About Colleen Curry

Colleen Curry is a senior editor at Global Citizen. She has covered domestic and international news for outlets including ABC News, VICE News, and The New York Times, with a particular focus on women's issues, criminal justice, and LGBT rights. She is also pursuing her Master's in Creative Writing, and has had nonfiction published by Sports Illustrated and Marie Claire.

Stories

  1. Article: The Places Where Mental Illness Is Treated With Chains and Shackles
    Health

    The Places Where Mental Illness Is Treated With Chains and Shackles

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 10, 2017

    Governments can end this practice and offer help for the mentally ill. Read more

  2. Article: 1 Million Antibiotics Are Being Shipped to Madagascar to Fight the Plague
    Health

    1 Million Antibiotics Are Being Shipped to Madagascar to Fight the Plague

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 9, 2017

    More than 200 people have been infected in two months. Read more

  3. Article: Meet the Woman Who Set Out to Chronicle ‘Girl Power’ Around the World
    Girls & Women

    Meet the Woman Who Set Out to Chronicle ‘Girl Power’ Around the World

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 5, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “Wonder Girls” tells the story of girl activists in 13 countries. Read more

  4. Article: The UN Is Cutting Food Rations to Kenyan Refugees by 30% Because of Funding
    Food & Hunger

    The UN Is Cutting Food Rations to Kenyan Refugees by 30% Because of Funding

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 3, 2017

    "Cutting rations is a last resort." Read more

  5. Article: Germany Celebrates Gay Marriage Legalization With Hundreds of Weddings on Same Day
    Citizenship

    Germany Celebrates Gay Marriage Legalization With Hundreds of Weddings on Same Day

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 2, 2017

    Equal rights for all. Read more

  6. Article: The Pope Has a Message About Migrants and Refugees: ‘Don’t Be Afraid’
    Citizenship

    The Pope Has a Message About Migrants and Refugees: ‘Don’t Be Afraid’

    By Colleen Curry|Sept. 28, 2017

    Migration is a major political issue in Italy and throughout Europe. Read more

  7. Article: Women in Saudi Arabia Can Now Legally Drive – a Huge Win for Equality
    Girls & Women

    Women in Saudi Arabia Can Now Legally Drive – a Huge Win for Equality

    By Colleen Curry|Sept. 26, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Driving will allow women to get to work and school on their own. Read more

  8. Article: NASA’s Newest Building Is Named After ‘Hidden Figures’ Hero Katherine Johnson
    Girls & Women

    NASA’s Newest Building Is Named After ‘Hidden Figures’ Hero Katherine Johnson

    By Colleen Curry|Sept. 25, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    An inspiration to girls everywhere. Read more

  9. Article: Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams, & More Call for Peace and Progress at Global Citizen Festival
    Citizenship

    Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams, & More Call for Peace and Progress at Global Citizen Festival

    By Colleen Curry|Sept. 24, 2017

    Nearly 60,000 Global Citizens came out to Central Park. Read more

  10. Article: Alessia Cara Just Gave a Powerful Speech About Body Image & Self Worth at Global Citizen Festival 2017
    Girls & Women

    Alessia Cara Just Gave a Powerful Speech About Body Image & Self Worth at Global Citizen Festival 2017

    By Colleen Curry|Sept. 23, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "You are worth it. You are worthy of all the love in the world." Read more