About Sophie Partridge-Hicks

Sophie is an Editorial Intern at Global Citizen and is pursuing her Bachelor’s degree at Fordham University in Anthropology and Middle Eastern studies. She is passionate about gender issues and global politics.

Stories

  1. Article: The WHO Just Introduced a Plan to Eliminate Cervical Cancer Around the World

    The WHO Just Introduced a Plan to Eliminate Cervical Cancer Around the World

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Nov. 20, 2020

    The strategy will prevent the deaths of an estimated 5 million women and girls by 2050. Read more

  2. Article: Countries Have a Chance to 'Get It Right' on Climate Change While Fighting COVID-19: UN Chief

    Countries Have a Chance to 'Get It Right' on Climate Change While Fighting COVID-19: UN Chief

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Nov. 20, 2020

    “2021 must be the year of a great leap toward carbon neutrality,” the UN secretary-general said. Read more

  3. Article: 5 Countries Where Women Play a Vital Role in Agriculture

    5 Countries Where Women Play a Vital Role in Agriculture

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Nov. 18, 2020

    Women are the backbone of the agricultural industry, but are often underpaid. Read more

  4. Article: This Giant Puppet Is Travelling Across Europe in Support of Refugees

    This Giant Puppet Is Travelling Across Europe in Support of Refugees

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Nov. 16, 2020

    A 3.5 metre-tall puppet modelled after a Syrian child refugee will walk across Europe in 2021. Read more

  5. Article: Gates Foundation Donates Additional $70 Million for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

    Gates Foundation Donates Additional $70 Million for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Nov. 12, 2020

    The Gates Foundation is also working to ensure equitable access to the vaccine around the world. Read more

  6. Article: Including Women in Decision-Making Around the World Is Essential for Peace and Progress

    Including Women in Decision-Making Around the World Is Essential for Peace and Progress

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Nov. 12, 2020

    The global community must recommit itself to including women in peacebuilding processes. Read more

  7. Article: McDonald's Will Offer Plant-Based Burgers in 2021

    McDonald's Will Offer Plant-Based Burgers in 2021

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Nov. 10, 2020

    The introduction of the McPlant burger reflects an effort to be more sustainable. Read more

  8. Article: Pregnant Women in Zimbabwe Forced to Pay Bribes to Give Birth Safely: Report

    Pregnant Women in Zimbabwe Forced to Pay Bribes to Give Birth Safely: Report

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Nov. 4, 2020

    “Lives have been lost,” said the lawyers suing for corruption and negligence. Read more

  9. Article: 'Every Vote Counts' Hosts and Artists Answered Your Voting Questions With a Fun Twitter Chat

    'Every Vote Counts' Hosts and Artists Answered Your Voting Questions With a Fun Twitter Chat

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Oct. 30, 2020

    Alicia Keys, America Ferrera, Kerry Washington and more are making sure you know every vote counts. Read more

  10. Article: These Sisters Launched a Podcast to Amplify Refugees’ Voices

    These Sisters Launched a Podcast to Amplify Refugees’ Voices

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Oct. 29, 2020

    The podcast aims to humanize refugees' experiences by sharing personal stories about conflict. Read more