About Helen Lock

Helen is a content writer at Global Citizen

Stories

  1. Article: #WorldMaskWeek: All the Benefits of Wearing a Mask and How You Can Get Involved
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    #WorldMaskWeek: All the Benefits of Wearing a Mask and How You Can Get Involved

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 7, 2020

    Wearing a mask helps save lives. Read more

  2. Article: Dozens of Small UK Charities Working in World’s Poorest Countries Under Threat of Closure

    Dozens of Small UK Charities Working in World’s Poorest Countries Under Threat of Closure

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 6, 2020

    Some 45% said they may need to shut within a year due to COVID-19. Read more

  3. Article: Tesco Calls on UK Government to Ensure All Food in Britain Is Deforestation-Free

    Tesco Calls on UK Government to Ensure All Food in Britain Is Deforestation-Free

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 5, 2020

    The call follows a Greenpeace campaign calling out suppliers linked to Amazon destruction. Read more

  4. Article: Marcus Rashford & Adwoa Aboah Star on Front Cover of British Vogue in Issue Celebrating Activists

    Marcus Rashford & Adwoa Aboah Star on Front Cover of British Vogue in Issue Celebrating Activists

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 5, 2020

    The magazine features inspiring activists working on racial equality, climate change, and more. Read more

  5. Article: UK MPs Call for a ‘Food Minister’ to Tackle Joint Threats of Climate Change, Brexit, and COVID-19

    UK MPs Call for a ‘Food Minister’ to Tackle Joint Threats of Climate Change, Brexit, and COVID-19

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 3, 2020

    Food insecurity is an issue that is "falling through the cracks", a new report says. Read more

  6. Article: Boris Johnson Is Under Fire for 'Misleading' Claims About Child Poverty in the UK

    Boris Johnson Is Under Fire for 'Misleading' Claims About Child Poverty in the UK

    By Helen Lock|July 31, 2020

    Real lives are at stake, and inaccurate information only hinders progress. Read more

  7. Article: Britain Must Offer More Free School Meals to End Food Poverty: Report

    Britain Must Offer More Free School Meals to End Food Poverty: Report

    By Helen Lock|July 30, 2020

    The first national food strategy since WW2 aims to combat poor diet and poverty. Read more

  8. Article: 6.7 Million More Children Under 5 Could Suffer From ‘Wasting’ in 2020 Due to COVID-19

    6.7 Million More Children Under 5 Could Suffer From ‘Wasting’ in 2020 Due to COVID-19

    By Helen Lock|July 28, 2020

    Wasting is a life-threatening form of malnutrition on the rise because of food shortages. Read more

  9. Article: A UK Centre Dedicated to Supporting FGM Survivors Is At Risk of Closure

    A UK Centre Dedicated to Supporting FGM Survivors Is At Risk of Closure

    By Helen Lock|July 28, 2020

    There has been an 76% reduction in funding to combat female genital mutilation since 2015. Read more

  10. Article: The World's Mayors Are Calling for Refugees and Migrants to Be Protected Against COVID-19

    The World's Mayors Are Calling for Refugees and Migrants to Be Protected Against COVID-19

    By Helen Lock|July 24, 2020

    The Mayors Migration Council wants migrants and refugees fully included in the response. Read more