About Gabrielle Deonath

Gabrielle Deonath is an editorial intern at Global Citizen. She graduated from Adelphi University, earning a degree in Communications with a concentration in journalism. Gabrielle has a passion for telling stories through journalism and creative writing. Through her work, she hopes to give a voice to those without a platform and highlight unadulterated narratives of marginalized and minority communities.

Stories

  1. Article: Nepal’s ‘Mother Teresa’ Has Rescued Over 18,000 Girls from Sex Trafficking
    Girls & Women

    Nepal’s ‘Mother Teresa’ Has Rescued Over 18,000 Girls from Sex Trafficking

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 17, 2019

    Anuradha Koirala works to help exploited Nepali women and children sold into sex slavery. Read more

  2. Article: Apple’s New Emoji Celebrate Diversity, Increase Representation for Disability Community
    Citizenship

    Apple’s New Emoji Celebrate Diversity, Increase Representation for Disability Community

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|July 17, 2019

    The new emoji include a service dog, prosthetic limbs, wheelchairs, and an ear with a hearing aid. Read more

  3. Article: New York Bans Hair Discrimination Statewide, Following in California’s Footsteps
    Citizenship

    New York Bans Hair Discrimination Statewide, Following in California’s Footsteps

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 16, 2019

    New York is the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hair to combat biased treatment. Read more

  4. Article: 22 Countries Call on China to Close Muslim Uighur Camps, While Dozens Defend Its Actions
    Citizenship

    22 Countries Call on China to Close Muslim Uighur Camps, While Dozens Defend Its Actions

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 15, 2019

    China has detained hundreds of thousands of Muslim Uighurs in so-called “re-education” camps. Read more

  5. Article: Saudi Women May Soon No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Travel
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Women May Soon No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Travel

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 12, 2019

    The move could be a major step for women’s rights, but some fear it’s too good to be true. Read more

  6. Article: Avocados and Coffee Are Increasing the Risk of Global Food Insecurity: Study
    Food & Hunger

    Avocados and Coffee Are Increasing the Risk of Global Food Insecurity: Study

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|July 11, 2019

    Demand in Western countries for these foods is forcing farmers around the world to monocrop. Read more

  7. Article: Ebola Outbreak Is a 'Global Wake-Up Call,' WHO Chief Says
    Health

    Ebola Outbreak Is a 'Global Wake-Up Call,' WHO Chief Says

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 9, 2019

    Donors, providing funding after epidemics escalate, must be proactive rather than reactionary. Read more

  8. Article: This Activist Is Creating Safe Spaces and Economic Opportunities for Women in India
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    This Activist Is Creating Safe Spaces and Economic Opportunities for Women in India

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 9, 2019

    Yogesh Kumar is the 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award winner. Read more

  9. Article: This Activist Is Empowering Girls and Women in Kenya Through Education
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    This Activist Is Empowering Girls and Women in Kenya Through Education

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 9, 2019

    Qabale Duba is the 2019 Waislitz Global Citizens’ Choice Award winner. Read more

  10. Article: UK's Largest Supermarket Chain Will Turn Unsold Bread Into New Products to Fight Food Waste
    Food & Hunger

    UK's Largest Supermarket Chain Will Turn Unsold Bread Into New Products to Fight Food Waste

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 9, 2019

    If implemented across all Tesco stores, the company could halve its amount of unsold fresh bread. Read more