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: Rapper Post Malone Is Donating 10,000 Crocs to Health Care Workers in the US
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    Rapper Post Malone Is Donating 10,000 Crocs to Health Care Workers in the US

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 15, 2021

    Staff in 70 facilities will receive a pair of the sold-out Duet Max Clog II. Read more

  2. Article: Roadblocks to Vaccinating Women Frontline Workers Could Threaten COVID-19 Recovery in the US

    Roadblocks to Vaccinating Women Frontline Workers Could Threaten COVID-19 Recovery in the US

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 13, 2021

    Experts call for more child care, transportation, and paid leave to ensure women receive vaccines. Read more

  3. Article: Air India Just Made History With an All-Woman Pilot Crew Flying Across the World

    Air India Just Made History With an All-Woman Pilot Crew Flying Across the World

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 12, 2021

    Flight 176 covered more than 8,600 miles in 17 hours. Read more

  4. Article: Beyoncé and the NAACP Are Providing Housing Assistance Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Beyoncé and the NAACP Are Providing Housing Assistance Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 11, 2021

    The BeyGOOD Impact Fund is offering $5,000 grants to families in the US facing evictions. Read more

  5. Article: Women Held All 140,000 Jobs Lost in the US in December

    Women Held All 140,000 Jobs Lost in the US in December

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 11, 2021

    Men gained 16,000 jobs in the same month. Read more

  6. Article: 4 Questions About Period Poverty: Answered

    4 Questions About Period Poverty: Answered

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2021

    A guide to understanding more about the lack of access to menstrual hygiene. Read more

  7. Article: This Teen Girl in Zimbabwe Is Using Taekwondo to Combat Child Marriage

    This Teen Girl in Zimbabwe Is Using Taekwondo to Combat Child Marriage

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2021

    Natsiraishe Maritsa is warning her community about the risks of becoming child brides. Read more

  8. Article: German Government Passes Bill Requiring Companies to Hire More Women on Boards

    German Government Passes Bill Requiring Companies to Hire More Women on Boards

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 6, 2021

    Publicly listed companies must have at least one woman on their boards. Read more

  9. Article: A Bill to Protect Women Against Gender-Based Violence Is Moving Forward in Iran

    A Bill to Protect Women Against Gender-Based Violence Is Moving Forward in Iran

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 5, 2021

    The legislation calls to support violence survivors, but women’s rights activists demand more. Read more

  10. Article: The UK Has Officially Eliminated the 'Tampon Tax'

    The UK Has Officially Eliminated the 'Tampon Tax'

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 4, 2021

    Menstrual products will no longer be taxed at 5%. Read more