About Imogen Calderwood

Imogen is content writer & editor at Global Citizen UK. A former global news journalist, Imogen has been flitting from Australia to Spain to India since graduating from the University of Warwick. She's also trying to read all the Booker Prize winners, so wish her luck because there are loads.

Stories

  1. Article: This Kenyan Woman Is Empowering Women & Girls to Make Their Own Menstrual Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    This Kenyan Woman Is Empowering Women & Girls to Make Their Own Menstrual Pads

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 10, 2018

    How do you work or go to school without period products? Read more

  2. Article: Jeremy Hunt Replaces Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary. Here's What That Means.
    Citizenship

    Jeremy Hunt Replaces Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary. Here's What That Means.

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 9, 2018

    It's the third resignation in 24 hours. Read more

  3. Article: Starbucks Is Ditching Plastic Straws in All of Its Stores
    Environment

    Starbucks Is Ditching Plastic Straws in All of Its Stores

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 9, 2018

    It will eliminate 1 billion straws from the global supply chain every year. Read more

  4. Article: Here's Why You Should Never Flush Tampons Down the Toilet
    Environment

    Here's Why You Should Never Flush Tampons Down the Toilet

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|July 9, 2018

    Around half of women don’t realise it’s a problem. Read more

  5. Article: All-Time Heat Records Set Across the World This Week
    Environment

    All-Time Heat Records Set Across the World This Week

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 6, 2018

    It’s sparking concern about a connection to global warming. Read more

  6. Article: This London Store Is Selling Just 1 Powerful T-Shirt
    Citizenship

    This London Store Is Selling Just 1 Powerful T-Shirt

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 6, 2018

    It's available online, too. Read more

  7. Article: Ireland's Constitution Still Includes Women's 'Duties in the Home'. But Maybe Not for Long.
    Girls & Women

    Ireland's Constitution Still Includes Women's 'Duties in the Home'. But Maybe Not for Long.

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 6, 2018

    “Get back in the kitchen.” Yawn. Read more

  8. Article: India Might Have to Stop Growing Rice, Experts Warn
    Food & Hunger

    India Might Have to Stop Growing Rice, Experts Warn

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 5, 2018

    It’s for the good of people and the planet. Read more

  9. Article: Banksy Wants to Help Save This UK City's Endangered Libraries
    Education

    Banksy Wants to Help Save This UK City's Endangered Libraries

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 5, 2018

    The libraries were under threat from budget cuts. Read more

  10. Article: In Just 3 Days, Over 200 People Have Drowned in the Mediterranean
    Citizenship

    In Just 3 Days, Over 200 People Have Drowned in the Mediterranean

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 4, 2018

    Four rescue ships were stopped from saving lives by politics. Read more