About James Hitchings-Hales

James is a Digital/Communications Assistant at Global Citizen. A devout Welshman based in East London, he adores new music, adventures abroad, and Liverpool Football Club. When he's not studiously tinkering with his Fantasy Football team, he's busy either quoting Kanye West or planning his next ambitious trip away. His favourite things in the world are his labradoodle (called Pandora), Huw Stephens, and everything David Bowie did in the 70's.

James's latest stories
  1. Article: Horny Male Seeks Love: This Northern White Rhino Needs Your Right Swipes on Tinder
    Environment

    Horny Male Seeks Love: This Northern White Rhino Needs Your Right Swipes on Tinder

    By James Hitchings-Hales| April 27, 2017

    "I don't mean to be too forward, but the fate of my species literally depends on me." Read more

  2. Article: Malawi Finally Outlaws Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    Malawi Finally Outlaws Child Marriage

    By James Hitchings-Hales| April 26, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    But it's still legal in Bangladesh, Tanzania, and New York City. Read more

  3. Article: Bill Gates Gives These Inspiring British Schoolchildren the Surprise Of Their Life
    Citizenship

    Bill Gates Gives These Inspiring British Schoolchildren the Surprise Of Their Life

    By James Hitchings-Hales| April 21, 2017

    He walked on stage to 'Eye of the Tiger' Read more

  4. Article: Here We Go Again! Theresa May Calls Snap UK Election
    Citizenship

    Here We Go Again! Theresa May Calls Snap UK Election

    By James Hitchings-Hales| April 18, 2017

    But are the other leaders ready? Here's what everybody had to say. Read more

  5. Article: President Trump Launches Airstrike On Syria In Response To Chemical Weapons Attack
    Citizenship

    President Trump Launches Airstrike On Syria In Response To Chemical Weapons Attack

    By James Hitchings-Hales| April 7, 2017

    The US military has intervened against President Assad, a Russian ally, for the very first time. Read more

  6. Article: Pepsi 'Protest' Ad With Kendall Jenner Declared That Equality Has Already Won. It Hasn't.
    OpinionCitizenship

    Pepsi 'Protest' Ad With Kendall Jenner Declared That Equality Has Already Won. It Hasn't.

    By James Hitchings-Hales| April 5, 2017

    If only equality were so simple. Read more

  7. Article: The Tampon Tax Is Still a Thing, and It’s Funding an Anti-Abortion Group
    Girls & Women

    The Tampon Tax Is Still a Thing, and It’s Funding an Anti-Abortion Group

    By James Hitchings-Hales| April 3, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Remember when we were told it was getting scrapped? Like, ages ago? It wasn’t. Read more

  8. Article: A 'Penis Seat' in Mexico Shocks Men Into Confronting Sexual Harassment
    Girls & Women

    A 'Penis Seat' in Mexico Shocks Men Into Confronting Sexual Harassment

    By James Hitchings-Hales| March 31, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In Mexico City, 9 in 10 women have experienced sexual violence on public transport. Read more

  9. Article: Paris Bans Sexist 'Degrading' Ads in Public Places
    Girls & Women

    Paris Bans Sexist 'Degrading' Ads in Public Places

    By James Hitchings-Hales| March 30, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Sexism sells. After London, Paris is sticking up for its women. But misogyny can still slip through. Read more

  10. Article: Now That’s What I Call Brexit! 5 Crazy Moments You’ll Never Forget
    OpinionCitizenship

    Now That’s What I Call Brexit! 5 Crazy Moments You’ll Never Forget

    By James Hitchings-Hales| March 29, 2017

    With Article 50 finally triggered, we examine the best and worst of Brexit so far. Read more

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