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: UK Parents Raise Over £500,000 to Fund Pregnancy Support Groups in Kenya
    Girls & Women

    UK Parents Raise Over £500,000 to Fund Pregnancy Support Groups in Kenya

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 17, 2019

    This tiny British charity’s first appeal completely smashed its target. Read more

  2. Article: Teenager Punched Unconscious in Manchester After Telling a Man She Wasn't Interested
    Girls & Women

    Teenager Punched Unconscious in Manchester After Telling a Man She Wasn't Interested

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 16, 2019

    “Girls feel like they can’t say ‘no.’” Read more

  3. Article: This NHS Worker’s Family Has Been Hit by Malaria and Polio. Now She’s Raising Her Voice.
    AdvocacyHealth

    This NHS Worker’s Family Has Been Hit by Malaria and Polio. Now She’s Raising Her Voice.

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 16, 2019

    Hauwa Mohammed is a true Global Citizen — we asked her why campaigning on health care is so vital. Read more

  4. Article: Lashana Lynch Will Make History as First Black Woman to Play '007'
    Girls & Women

    Lashana Lynch Will Make History as First Black Woman to Play '007'

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 15, 2019

    It would make Lashana Lynch the first woman and the first person of colour to play the iconic role. Read more

  5. Article: Gay Computer Science Legend Alan Turing Will Be the Face of England’s New £50 Note
    Citizenship

    Gay Computer Science Legend Alan Turing Will Be the Face of England’s New £50 Note

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 15, 2019

    He was a World War II hero who saved millions of lives — and yet was persecuted for his sexuality. Read more

  6. Article: 2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England
    Environment

    2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 12, 2019

    Campaigners want the government to double the charge and roll it out to all businesses. Read more

  7. Article: HPV Vaccine Will Be Given to Boys Across the UK Starting in September
    Health

    HPV Vaccine Will Be Given to Boys Across the UK Starting in September

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Gaëlle Langué|July 10, 2019

    The extension of the girls’ vaccination programme will prevent tens of thousands of cancers. Read more

  8. Article: How 2,000 NHS Medics Have Trained Over 93,000 Health Workers Around the World
    AdvocacyHealth

    How 2,000 NHS Medics Have Trained Over 93,000 Health Workers Around the World

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 8, 2019

    It’s been quietly running for eight years, and achieving huge levels of success. Read more

  9. Article: The British Museum Just Launched New Guided Tours of Its LGBTQ Treasures
    Citizenship

    The British Museum Just Launched New Guided Tours of Its LGBTQ Treasures

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 5, 2019

    Just in time for London Pride 2019. Read more

  10. Article: 99.3% of Glastonbury's Tents Taken Home Again in Fight Against Plastic Pollution
    Environment

    99.3% of Glastonbury's Tents Taken Home Again in Fight Against Plastic Pollution

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 3, 2019

    The average plastic tent is equivalent to about 8,750 straws. Read more