About Helen Lock

Helen is a content writer at Global Citizen

Stories

  1. Article: UK Resumes Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Despite Fears They Could be Used Against Civilians in Yemen

    UK Resumes Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Despite Fears They Could be Used Against Civilians in Yemen

    By Helen Lock|July 10, 2020

    The sales were stopped last year after legal action from human rights campaigners. Read more

  2. Article: What Rishi Sunak's Mini-Budget 2020 Means for Britain’s Young People and the Climate

    What Rishi Sunak's Mini-Budget 2020 Means for Britain’s Young People and the Climate

    By Helen Lock|July 9, 2020

    The plan includes £2 billion to help young people in the UK access work placements. Read more

  3. Article: The UK’s Groundbreaking Domestic Abuse Bill Has Finally Passed.  Here’s What You Need to Know.

    The UK’s Groundbreaking Domestic Abuse Bill Has Finally Passed. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    By Helen Lock|July 8, 2020

    The bill is a landmark moment for protecting survivors of domestic abuse. Read more

  4. Article: UK Aid Department Rocked By Budget Cuts Amid Controversial Merger

    UK Aid Department Rocked By Budget Cuts Amid Controversial Merger

    By Helen Lock|July 2, 2020

    NGO leaders are concerned that the most vulnerable groups will not be protected. Read more

  5. Article: How This Global Nonprofit Is Fighting COVID-19 in Some of the World's Most Challenging Places

    How This Global Nonprofit Is Fighting COVID-19 in Some of the World's Most Challenging Places

    By Helen Lock|July 2, 2020

    The CEO of CARE spoke with Global Citizen about tackling the virus in war-torn countries. Read more

  6. Article: Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’  Will Damage Chances to Lower Emissions in Future, Climate Activists Say

    Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ Will Damage Chances to Lower Emissions in Future, Climate Activists Say

    By Helen Lock|July 1, 2020

    The PM says he wants to “build back greener” but activists say it’s a missed opportunity. Read more

  7. Article: Watch! Christine and the Queens Performs ‘La Vita Nuova’ at ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’

    Watch! Christine and the Queens Performs ‘La Vita Nuova’ at ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’

    By Helen Lock|June 27, 2020

    The French pop star brought her distinct brand of fun and glamour, and we’re here for it. Read more

  8. Article: Watch! Jennifer Hudson Performs ‘Where Peaceful Waters Flow’ for ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’

    Watch! Jennifer Hudson Performs ‘Where Peaceful Waters Flow’ for ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’

    By Helen Lock|June 27, 2020

    The singer performed from the top deck of a boat sailing down the Chicago River at sunset. Read more

  9. Article: UK's DfID Gets Highest Possible Rating in 2020 Aid Transparency Index

    UK's DfID Gets Highest Possible Rating in 2020 Aid Transparency Index

    By Helen Lock|June 25, 2020

    The aid department is being merged with the Foreign Office — which got a far lower rating. Read more

  10. Article: Children in the UK Are Developing PTSD During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Children in the UK Are Developing PTSD During COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Helen Lock|June 25, 2020

    The Childhood Trust has warned that anxiety about loved ones’ health is taking its toll. Read more