About Helen Lock

Helen is a content writer at Global Citizen

Stories

  1. Article: One Homeless Person in the UK Dies Every 19 Hours: Data
    Citizenship

    One Homeless Person in the UK Dies Every 19 Hours: Data

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 14, 2019

    The Museum of Homelessness says official records of people dying while homeless are "inconsistent". Read more

  2. Article: 55% of Britain's Teachers Think New A-Levels Are Harming Students' Mental Health
    Education

    55% of Britain's Teachers Think New A-Levels Are Harming Students' Mental Health

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 14, 2019

    There's more pressure from "high-stakes" exams, charities and teaching unions warn. Read more

  3. Article: People Are Sharing Messages to Their 5-Year-Old Selves for Mental Health and It's Just the Best
    Health

    People Are Sharing Messages to Their 5-Year-Old Selves for Mental Health and It's Just the Best

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 9, 2019

    The #FiveYearOldSelfie hashtag has taken off on Twitter. Read more

  4. Article: Whaley Bridge Dam Collapse Is 'Wake Up Call' on Britain's Need to Prepare for Climate Change Impact
    Environment

    Whaley Bridge Dam Collapse Is 'Wake Up Call' on Britain's Need to Prepare for Climate Change Impact

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 5, 2019

    Flash flooding has been causing havoc in the UK — leading to concern about climate preparedness. Read more

  5. Article: This 18-Year-Old Just Became the First Ever UK Jockey to Race Wearing a Hijab – and She Won
    Girls & Women

    This 18-Year-Old Just Became the First Ever UK Jockey to Race Wearing a Hijab – and She Won

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 2, 2019

    Khadijah Mellah won the Magnolia Cup at Goodwood, one of the world’s most famous racecourses. Read more

  6. Article: Want to Take a Summer Holiday Without Flying? Here Are Some Tips From the No-Fly Movement
    Environment

    Want to Take a Summer Holiday Without Flying? Here Are Some Tips From the No-Fly Movement

    By Helen Lock|July 29, 2019

    "Flygskam" meaning "flight shame" is a buzzword in Sweden. Global Citizen finds out more. Read more

  7. Article: The Homeless Football World Cup Is Kicking Off in Cardiff This Weekend
    Citizenship

    The Homeless Football World Cup Is Kicking Off in Cardiff This Weekend

    By Helen Lock|July 26, 2019

    The tournament is played by people experiencing homelessness all over the world. Read more

  8. Article: Bears and Wolves to Live Together Again in the UK for the First Time in 1,000 Years
    Environment

    Bears and Wolves to Live Together Again in the UK for the First Time in 1,000 Years

    By Helen Lock|July 19, 2019

    The once-native animals will live in a protected habitat near Bristol to spark debate on rewilding. Read more

  9. Article: 'We Cannot Be Radical Enough': David Attenborough Tells MPs to Take Action on the Climate Crisis
    Environment

    'We Cannot Be Radical Enough': David Attenborough Tells MPs to Take Action on the Climate Crisis

    By Helen Lock|July 10, 2019

    The veteran nature presenter said the “most encouraging thing” he sees is action of young people. Read more

  10. Article: Wimbledon Finally Ends Sexist Tradition of Announcing Female Player's Marital Status
    Girls & Women

    Wimbledon Finally Ends Sexist Tradition of Announcing Female Player's Marital Status

    By Helen Lock|July 3, 2019

    Until now, women players were referred to as “Miss” or “Mrs” but men were not given a prefix. Read more