About Helen Lock

Helen is a content writer at Global Citizen

Stories

  1. Article: The UK Promises Not to Eliminate Its Overseas Aid Department After Action From Charities
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    The UK Promises Not to Eliminate Its Overseas Aid Department After Action From Charities

    By Helen Lock|Jan. 15, 2020

    But the department could still lose its Secretary of State leadership, concerning aid advocates. Read more

  2. Article: Britons Will Emit More Carbon in Two Weeks Than People in These African Countries Will in a Year

    Britons Will Emit More Carbon in Two Weeks Than People in These African Countries Will in a Year

    By Helen Lock|Jan. 7, 2020

    Almost 80% of Brits said they were likely to take actions to reduce their carbon footprint. Read more

  3. Article: The UK Just Dropped 6 Spots in World Gender Equality Rankings

    The UK Just Dropped 6 Spots in World Gender Equality Rankings

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 19, 2019

    It will take 99 years to close the global gender gap at the current rate, the analysis found. Read more

  4. Article: We’re Shouting Out the Importance of Vaccines in an Advert Right Next to London's Houses of Parliament
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    We’re Shouting Out the Importance of Vaccines in an Advert Right Next to London's Houses of Parliament

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 18, 2019

    We want to make sure politicians are reminded to fund vaccines while on their way to work. Read more

  5. Article: This London Road Is Set to Become the UK’s First Zero-Emission Street

    This London Road Is Set to Become the UK’s First Zero-Emission Street

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 18, 2019

    Petrol and diesel cars will be banned for 18 months on the street in a bid to improve air quality. Read more

  6. Article: This Video of Children in the UK Reciting Poems about Poverty at Christmas is Heartbreaking

    This Video of Children in the UK Reciting Poems about Poverty at Christmas is Heartbreaking

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 11, 2019

    One 10-year-old boy said it was as if “nothing had changed” since Victorian times. Read more

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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