About Leah Rodriguez

Leah Rodriguez is the Education and WASH writer at Global Citizen. When Leah isn’t online, she’s finding her way to the closest beach, and volunteering with a sexual heath care organization. Before Global Citizen, Leah was New York Magazine’s, The Cut’s web producer and homepage editor.

Stories

  1. Feature: How Global Citizens Helped Launch the First Global Fund for Education in Conflict and Crises
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    How Global Citizens Helped Launch the First Global Fund for Education in Conflict and Crises

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 8, 2019

    More than 75 million children have had their education disrupted. Read more

  2. Article: Hear Why 5 Women From Around the World Want Better Maternal and Reproductive Health Care

    Hear Why 5 Women From Around the World Want Better Maternal and Reproductive Health Care

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 7, 2019

    They’re calling on leaders to provide access to facilities, contraception, and more. Read more

  3. Article: 90% of Primary Schools in North-West and South-West Cameroon Remain Closed

    90% of Primary Schools in North-West and South-West Cameroon Remain Closed

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 7, 2019

    Hundreds of thousands of students are missing out on education due to conflict. Read more

  4. Article: Italy Just Became the First Country to Require Schools to Teach Climate Change

    Italy Just Became the First Country to Require Schools to Teach Climate Change

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 6, 2019

    Students will spend roughly one hour per week learning about climate change issues. Read more

  5. Article: Domestic Workers Are Being Sold on Instagram and Other Social Media Apps

    Domestic Workers Are Being Sold on Instagram and Other Social Media Apps

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 5, 2019

    Buyers in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia can search women by race and buy them for a few thousand dollars. Read more

  6. Article: How 'Mr. Toilet' Is Using Humor to Talk About Better Sanitation

    How 'Mr. Toilet' Is Using Humor to Talk About Better Sanitation

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 4, 2019

    Jack Sim, a.k.a. Mr. Toilet, wants people to get comfortable discussing human waste. Read more

  7. Article: 3 Women Around the World Share the Reproductive Health Challenges They've Faced

    3 Women Around the World Share the Reproductive Health Challenges They've Faced

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 1, 2019

    Their stories are a testament to the need for safe, quality care. Read more

  8. Article: New Delhi Shut Down Schools in Response to Severe Air Pollution

    New Delhi Shut Down Schools in Response to Severe Air Pollution

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 1, 2019

    Toxic smog and smoke can cause brain damage in kids. Read more

  9. Article: Nobel Prize Winners Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege Launch Fund to Give Rape Survivors Reparations

    Nobel Prize Winners Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege Launch Fund to Give Rape Survivors Reparations

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 31, 2019

    The initiative aims to ensure survivors feel heard. Read more

  10. Article: Brave Women Shared With Us How Lack of Access to Family Planning Has Affected Their Lives

    Brave Women Shared With Us How Lack of Access to Family Planning Has Affected Their Lives

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 30, 2019

    “I bled out on the table in the emergency room.” Read more