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. Article: A Third of the World’s Girls Lack Access to Education: Report

    A Third of the World’s Girls Lack Access to Education: Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 21, 2020

    Public education budgets disproportionately support richer children. Read more

  2. Article: 7 Powerful Things Priyanka Chopra Jonas Said About Ending Extreme Poverty in Davos

    7 Powerful Things Priyanka Chopra Jonas Said About Ending Extreme Poverty in Davos

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 21, 2020

    “It’s really, really important to move and shake, and demand that change.” Read more

  3. Article: What Is Extreme Poverty?

    What Is Extreme Poverty?

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 21, 2020

    Everything you need to know about why millions live on less than $1.90 a day. Read more

  4. Article: Indian Families Struggle to Invest in Education As Food Inflation Rises

    Indian Families Struggle to Invest in Education As Food Inflation Rises

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 17, 2020

    Consumer food inflation is the highest its been in six years. Read more

  5. Article: Women in Mexico City Rallied Against Femicide With Hundreds of Red Shoes

    Women in Mexico City Rallied Against Femicide With Hundreds of Red Shoes

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 13, 2020

    Gender-related crimes and murders are on the rise across the country. Read more

  6. Article: The Scottish Government Just Rejected a Bill That Would Guarantee Free Period Products

    The Scottish Government Just Rejected a Bill That Would Guarantee Free Period Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Advocates say the bill is necessary to completely end stigma. Read more

  7. Article: Women in This Indian Village Are Quickly Adopting Safer and More Sustainable Period Products

    Women in This Indian Village Are Quickly Adopting Safer and More Sustainable Period Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Muhamma is saving Kerala state’s largest lake one menstrual cup and reusable pad at a time. Read more

  8. Article: Women Living With Mothers-In-Law in Rural India Less Likely to Access Reproductive Health Care: Study

    Women Living With Mothers-In-Law in Rural India Less Likely to Access Reproductive Health Care: Study

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Researchers found women without much contact with people outside their homes lack freedom. Read more

  9. Article: California Just Officially Eliminated Its 'Tampon Tax'

    California Just Officially Eliminated Its 'Tampon Tax'

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 9, 2020

    But in two years, the state will have to reevaluate the budget. Read more

  10. Article: 1,152 Deadly 'Period Huts' Have Been Destroyed in Nepal's Achham District

    1,152 Deadly 'Period Huts' Have Been Destroyed in Nepal's Achham District

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2020

    Community members acted fast after a young woman died in December. Read more