About Helen Lock

Helen is a content writer at Global Citizen

Stories

  1. Article: 5 Key Numbers Showing How UK Aid Cuts Will Cost the Poorest People in Education, Health & Food

    5 Key Numbers Showing How UK Aid Cuts Will Cost the Poorest People in Education, Health & Food

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 26, 2020

    The government aid cuts will prevent millions from accessing health care, and will cost lives. Read more

  2. Article: Malala and Dozens of Politicians, Activists, and Experts Speak Out Against UK Aid Cuts
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    Malala and Dozens of Politicians, Activists, and Experts Speak Out Against UK Aid Cuts

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 25, 2020

    The UK has turned it's back on the world's poorest people by cutting the aid budget during COVID-19. Read more

  3. Article: Number of Refugees Safely Resettled in 2020 Falls to Record Low of Just Over 15,000: UNHCR

    Number of Refugees Safely Resettled in 2020 Falls to Record Low of Just Over 15,000: UNHCR

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 24, 2020

    Countries like the UK and others are being urged to restart resettlement programmes. Read more

  4. Article: Nearly 200 Charities Unite to Urge UK Government Not to Slash Aid Budget Amid COVID-19
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    Nearly 200 Charities Unite to Urge UK Government Not to Slash Aid Budget Amid COVID-19

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 20, 2020

    This pandemic has already shown that no-one is safe until we are all safe, the open letter says. Read more

  5. Article: London Financial Centre's Historic Buildings to Be 50% Powered by a Solar Farm in Dorset

    London Financial Centre's Historic Buildings to Be 50% Powered by a Solar Farm in Dorset

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 19, 2020

    The City of London has signed a £40 million renewable energy deal to power famous landmarks. Read more

  6. Article: Tens of Thousands of People in UK Made Homeless During COVID-19 Despite Eviction Bans

    Tens of Thousands of People in UK Made Homeless During COVID-19 Despite Eviction Bans

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 12, 2020

    Charities say young people especially are falling through the gaps. Read more

  7. Article: UK Needs to Step Up Support for Countries Devastated by Climate Change, Green Groups Say
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    UK Needs to Step Up Support for Countries Devastated by Climate Change, Green Groups Say

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 11, 2020

    The Climate Coalition also says investing in wind power and green homes can spur COVID-19 recovery. Read more

  8. Article: Captain Sir Tom Moore Starts New Walking Drive to ‘Help the Lonely’ in Lockdown

    Captain Sir Tom Moore Starts New Walking Drive to ‘Help the Lonely’ in Lockdown

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 6, 2020

    The campaign is calling for people to start walking challenges and share progress on social media. Read more

  9. Article: UK Health Organisations Call for a Climate Tax on Meat Due to Impact on the Environment

    UK Health Organisations Call for a Climate Tax on Meat Due to Impact on the Environment

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 5, 2020

    The group also called for environmental information to be included in public health campaigns. Read more

  10. Article: The UK Has Seen More Deaths From COVID-19 Than the Whole of Africa. Here Are 6 Reasons Why.

    The UK Has Seen More Deaths From COVID-19 Than the Whole of Africa. Here Are 6 Reasons Why.

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 4, 2020

    Past experience combating infectious diseases is one reason Africa has handled the pandemic well. Read more