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.

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  1. Article: 'Women Could Save The World': Pharrell Williams Shows His Feminist Side in Interview
    Girls & Women

    'Women Could Save The World': Pharrell Williams Shows His Feminist Side in Interview

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Jan. 19, 2017

    The female contribution to anything significant has always been historically dismissed or discounted Read more

  2. Article: Jubilant LGBTQ Protestors Throw Dance Party Outside Mike Pence’s House
    Citizenship

    Jubilant LGBTQ Protestors Throw Dance Party Outside Mike Pence’s House

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Jan. 19, 2017

    So much glitter. Read more

  3. Article: 88-Year-Old Canadian Man Knits 10,000 Socks For Homeless
    Finance & Innovation

    88-Year-Old Canadian Man Knits 10,000 Socks For Homeless

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Jan. 16, 2017

    “Socks By Bob” is everything you need right now. Read more

  4. Article: Guess What? The UK Spends More on Food Waste Than Foreign Aid
    Food & Hunger

    Guess What? The UK Spends More on Food Waste Than Foreign Aid

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Jan. 13, 2017

    Food waste gets forgotten when there’s a hunger for headlines. Read more

  5. Article: UK Wind Energy Blows Past Coal For First Time in History
    Environment

    UK Wind Energy Blows Past Coal For First Time in History

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Jan. 9, 2017

    Wind generated more electricity than coal in 2016. But it’s not all clear skies. Read more

  6. Article: After Mass Molestations in India, Women 'Reclaim Narrative' on Social Media
    Girls & Women

    After Mass Molestations in India, Women 'Reclaim Narrative' on Social Media

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Jan. 5, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    After waves of sexual assaults on New Year’s Eve, #YesAllWomen went viral. Read more

  7. Article: The Pay Gap Appears to Be Closing for Millennial Women in the UK
    Girls & Women

    The Pay Gap Appears to Be Closing for Millennial Women in the UK

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Jan. 4, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Millennials, rejoice! Read more

  8. Article: Every Baby Born in Scotland Gets a Fair Shot  With New Box Program
    Health

    Every Baby Born in Scotland Gets a Fair Shot With New Box Program

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Jan. 3, 2017

    Pilot scheme begins gifting newborn babies a free box of essentials. Read more

  9. Article: 7 Words That Made 2016 So Very 2016
    Citizenship

    7 Words That Made 2016 So Very 2016

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Dec. 19, 2016

    Remember when the Word of the Year was ‘selfie’? Times have changed. Read more

  10. Article: UK Passes Bill to Fight Domestic Violence Despite Anti-Feminist Opposition
    Girls & Women

    UK Passes Bill to Fight Domestic Violence Despite Anti-Feminist Opposition

    By James Hitchings-Hales| Dec. 16, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Parliament passes bill to ratify Istanbul Convention, tackling gender based violence worldwide. Read more

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