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: Half a Million More UK Children Are Living in Poverty Now Than in 2010: Report
    Citizenship

    Half a Million More UK Children Are Living in Poverty Now Than in 2010: Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2019

    By the early 2020s, chid poverty rates are set to reach record levels. Read more

  2. Article: About to Go to Uni? You Definitely Should Have Had This Vaccine, Says Public Health England
    Health

    About to Go to Uni? You Definitely Should Have Had This Vaccine, Says Public Health England

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2019

    Lecture halls and halls of residence are great places for the spread of contagious viruses. Read more

  3. Feature: How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools
    FeatureImpactWater & Sanitation

    How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools

    By Mbali KgameLerato Mogoatlhe  and  Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2019

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  4. Article: David Attenborough: Plastic Pollution Is Killing a Million People a Year
    Health

    David Attenborough: Plastic Pollution Is Killing a Million People a Year

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 14, 2019

    A new report is one of the first to reveal how plastic pollution is impacting the world’s poorest. Read more

  5. Article: Prince William, Stephen Fry, and More Share Mental Health Message We All Need to Hear
    Health

    Prince William, Stephen Fry, and More Share Mental Health Message We All Need to Hear

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 13, 2019

    It’s Mental Health Awareness week in the UK — and these celebrities have an important message. Read more

  6. Article: Britain Just Went a Full Week Without Coal Power for the First Time in Over 100 Years
    Environment

    Britain Just Went a Full Week Without Coal Power for the First Time in Over 100 Years

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 8, 2019

    It became official at 1.24 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more

  7. Article: 10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Help the UK Hit Zero Emissions by 2050
    Environment

    10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Help the UK Hit Zero Emissions by 2050

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 3, 2019

    A UK net-zero target would be “genuinely world-leading." But it’s going to take all of us to do it. Read more

  8. Article: The UK Just Became the First Country in the World to Declare a 'Climate Emergency'
    Environment

    The UK Just Became the First Country in the World to Declare a 'Climate Emergency'

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 2, 2019

    It's a symbolic move, but highly significant nevertheless. Read more

  9. Article: Leeds Is the First UK City to Lower Its Childhood Obesity Rate
    Food & Hunger

    Leeds Is the First UK City to Lower Its Childhood Obesity Rate

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 1, 2019

    It’s thanks to a parenting programme that focuses on young children and the most deprived families. Read more

  10. Article: Amazon Is Investigating After Anti-Vaxxer Leaflet Was Tucked Into a Kids' Book
    Health

    Amazon Is Investigating After Anti-Vaxxer Leaflet Was Tucked Into a Kids' Book

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 30, 2019

    "That’s not targeting the parents, that’s targeting the children." Read more