About Helen Lock

Helen is a content writer at Global Citizen

Stories

  1. Article: The 6 Richest People in the UK Have as Much Wealth as the 13 Million Poorest

    The 6 Richest People in the UK Have as Much Wealth as the 13 Million Poorest

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 4, 2019

    A new report describes the UK as a country of "Ferraris and food banks". Read more

  2. Article: Climate Activist Greta Thunberg's Editing a BBC Radio 'Today' Programme Special This Christmas

    Climate Activist Greta Thunberg's Editing a BBC Radio 'Today' Programme Special This Christmas

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 27, 2019

    We can’t wait for this special edition that will focus entirely on the climate crisis. Read more

  3. Article: 8 Astonishing Things UK Aid Has Made Happen Since 2015 That You Should Definitely Know About
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    8 Astonishing Things UK Aid Has Made Happen Since 2015 That You Should Definitely Know About

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 26, 2019

    From fighting FGM to tackling climate change — here are the highlights of five years of UK aid. Read more

  4. Article: Loopholes in England's Fracking Ban Cause Concern for Environmental Activists

    Loopholes in England's Fracking Ban Cause Concern for Environmental Activists

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 12, 2019

    The government has insisted fracking is "off the table." Read more

  5. Article: The UK Just Committed £425M So Every Woman and Adolescent Girl Can Control Her Own Future

    The UK Just Committed £425M So Every Woman and Adolescent Girl Can Control Her Own Future

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 6, 2019

    It comes after thousands of Global Citizens took action so that #SheCanPlan. Read more

  6. Article: The UK Is Going to Help Vaccinate 400 Million Children a Year Against Polio
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    The UK Is Going to Help Vaccinate 400 Million Children a Year Against Polio

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 5, 2019

    Bill Gates said it will make a “huge difference in eradicating this disease once and for all." Read more

  7. Article: Tesco Just Reached a Major Green Energy Deal and Will Start Installing Solar Panels at Stores

    Tesco Just Reached a Major Green Energy Deal and Will Start Installing Solar Panels at Stores

    By Helen Lock|Oct. 29, 2019

    The supermarket is aiming to be 100% renewable by 2030. Read more

  8. Article: This Groundbreaking App Lets You Experience What It's Like to Be a Life-Saving Aid Worker

    This Groundbreaking App Lets You Experience What It's Like to Be a Life-Saving Aid Worker

    By Helen Lock|Oct. 25, 2019

    The app, created by Islamic Relief, also combats negative portrayal of Muslim characters in media. Read more

  9. Article: Britain Is Failing a Generation of Children With Disabilities, Warn MPs

    Britain Is Failing a Generation of Children With Disabilities, Warn MPs

    By Helen Lock|Oct. 25, 2019

    Families have faced a "bureaucratic nightmare" that's putting vulnerable children at risk. Read more

  10. Article: ‘I See the Positive Effect Music Has’: Why I'm Setting Up London's Most Inclusive Choir and Orchestra

    ‘I See the Positive Effect Music Has’: Why I'm Setting Up London's Most Inclusive Choir and Orchestra

    By Helen Lock|Oct. 21, 2019

    Meet Romain Malan, who's combined his musical expertise with social causes he is passionate about. Read more