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: Sir David Attenborough Backs Decision to Double UK Aid for Plastic Recycling
    Environment

    Sir David Attenborough Backs Decision to Double UK Aid for Plastic Recycling

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 12, 2019

    Recycling is vital for cutting down on waste, improving health, and generating green jobs. Read more

  2. Article: England's Secondary Schools Will Get Free Period Products. Here's What #FreePeriods Activists Think.
    Water & Sanitation

    England's Secondary Schools Will Get Free Period Products. Here's What #FreePeriods Activists Think.

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 11, 2019

    This is a huge win for the two-year #FreePeriods campaign. Read more

  3. Article: This UK Charity Uses Recycling to Create Healthier, Greener Lives in Kenya
    Environment

    This UK Charity Uses Recycling to Create Healthier, Greener Lives in Kenya

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 11, 2019

    Waste management isn’t pretty, but it is vital. Read more

  4. Article: Barbie's New Lineup Features Journalists, Photographers, Activists, and More
    Girls & Women

    Barbie's New Lineup Features Journalists, Photographers, Activists, and More

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|March 6, 2019

    It’s toy company Mattel’s largest lineup of global female role models. Read more

  5. Article: This Airline Will No Longer Force Female Cabin Crew to Wear Makeup
    Girls & Women

    This Airline Will No Longer Force Female Cabin Crew to Wear Makeup

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 4, 2019

    It’s a “significant” change in an industry plagued by sexual harassment and objectification. Read more

  6. Article: 'United We Will Rise': Young Climate Activists Pen Incredibly Powerful Letter to World Leaders
    Environment

    'United We Will Rise': Young Climate Activists Pen Incredibly Powerful Letter to World Leaders

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 1, 2019

    Not to be dramatic, but it’s probably the best thing we’ve ever read. Read more

  7. Article: Half of Britain's Female Students Have Experienced Unwanted Sexual Touching: Poll
    Girls & Women

    Half of Britain's Female Students Have Experienced Unwanted Sexual Touching: Poll

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 27, 2019

    But just 5% of incidents are being reported. Read more

  8. Article: Dozens of Councils Across the UK Are Declaring a 'Climate Emergency’
    Environment

    Dozens of Councils Across the UK Are Declaring a 'Climate Emergency’

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 27, 2019

    And many more are expected to follow. Read more

  9. Article: New UK Aid Will Help Feed Millions of People in Yemen
    AdvocacyFood & Hunger

    New UK Aid Will Help Feed Millions of People in Yemen

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 27, 2019

    Food shortages are so “catastrophic” that mothers are being forced to choose which child to feed. Read more

  10. Article: Michael Sheen Helps Launch a New Youth Homelessness Hotline in Wales
    Citizenship

    Michael Sheen Helps Launch a New Youth Homelessness Hotline in Wales

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 26, 2019

    Youth homelessness in Wales is a “hidden epidemic,” according to charity Llamau. Read more