About Leah Rodriguez

Leah Rodriguez writes about Women and Girls, and Water and Sanitation at Global Citizen. When Leah isn’t online, she’s finding her way to the closest beach, and volunteering with a sexual health care organization. Before Global Citizen, Leah worked as New York Magazine’s, The Cut’s web producer and homepage editor.

Stories

  1. Article: Lady Gaga's Foundation Is Challenging You to Be Kinder for Just 21 Days

    Lady Gaga's Foundation Is Challenging You to Be Kinder for Just 21 Days

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 10, 2020

    Born This Way Foundation launched the third year of the #BeKind21 campaign. Read more

  2. Article: Thousands of Nigerian Trafficking Survivors Left Without Food or Money During Italy Lockdown

    Thousands of Nigerian Trafficking Survivors Left Without Food or Money During Italy Lockdown

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 10, 2020

    Volunteers stepped in to provide assistance. Read more

  3. Article: This Organization Puts Cash Into the Hands of People at Risk of Homelessness During COVID-19

    This Organization Puts Cash Into the Hands of People at Risk of Homelessness During COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 10, 2020

    “The people are absolutely going to spend it on things that they need the most to make it." Read more

  4. Article: This Organization Is Making Sure COVID-19 PPE and Medical Supplies Reach People in Need

    This Organization Is Making Sure COVID-19 PPE and Medical Supplies Reach People in Need

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 10, 2020

    Direct Relief is ensuring the hardest-hit communities receive COVID-19 relief. Read more

  5. Article: UN Expert Urges Governments to Protect Women Journalists Subjected to Violence

    UN Expert Urges Governments to Protect Women Journalists Subjected to Violence

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 9, 2020

    Female journalists are more likely to be attacked for their gender on the job. Read more

  6. Article: Child Marriage Is on the Rise in Turkey as Syrian Refugees Struggle During COVID-19

    Child Marriage Is on the Rise in Turkey as Syrian Refugees Struggle During COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 8, 2020

    Parents are offering up their daughters in exchange for rent. Read more

  7. Article: Virginia Is the First Southern US State to Ban Hair Discrimination in the Workplace

    Virginia Is the First Southern US State to Ban Hair Discrimination in the Workplace

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 2, 2020

    The bill is a step toward achieving racial justice in the US. Read more

  8. Article: Harmful Practices Against Girls Will Worsen Without Action: UNFPA

    Harmful Practices Against Girls Will Worsen Without Action: UNFPA

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 30, 2020

    FGM and child marriage are on the rise, according to the organization’s latest report. Read more

  9. Article: See How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Impacted 3 Girls Across the Globe

    See How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Impacted 3 Girls Across the Globe

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 29, 2020

    Global Citizen shared their stories in collaboration with GlobalGirl Media. Read more

  10. Article: 20 Stand-Out Moments From 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Concert'

    20 Stand-Out Moments From 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Concert'

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Leah Rodriguez|June 27, 2020

    See performances from Miley Cyrus, Shakira, Coldplay, Usher, and more. Read more