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: 2020 Is Tied With 2016 for the Hottest Year Ever Recorded — Scientists Warn of Worrying Trends

    2020 Is Tied With 2016 for the Hottest Year Ever Recorded — Scientists Warn of Worrying Trends

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Jan. 15, 2021

    The past seven years have been the warmest since the beginning of modern temperature recording. Read more

  2. Article: 10 Toys for Kids Who Are Going to Change the World
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    10 Toys for Kids Who Are Going to Change the World

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Jan. 15, 2021

    It’s never too early to start teaching kids about making the world a better place. Read more

  3. Article: Canada Retrieved 63 Tonnes of Fishing Gear From the Atlantic Ocean in 2020 Alone

    Canada Retrieved 63 Tonnes of Fishing Gear From the Atlantic Ocean in 2020 Alone

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Jan. 15, 2021

    The removed fishing gear is equivalent to the weight of 11 elephants, the government reported. Read more

  4. Article: This Filter Turns Astronauts' Urine Into Drinking Water. It Could Help Fight the Global Water Crisis.

    This Filter Turns Astronauts' Urine Into Drinking Water. It Could Help Fight the Global Water Crisis.

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Jan. 12, 2021

    "It has an enormous potential." Read more

  5. Article: Pakistan Court Bans Unscientific 'Virginity Tests' on Rape Survivors

    Pakistan Court Bans Unscientific 'Virginity Tests' on Rape Survivors

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Jan. 6, 2021

    The Lahore High Court said the tests were "invasive and an infringement on the privacy of a woman." Read more

  6. Article: Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman’s Most Recent Online Feud Raised Money for Charity

    Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman’s Most Recent Online Feud Raised Money for Charity

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Dec. 22, 2020

    They were competing in an effort to raise funds for SickKids Foundation and Laughing Man Foundation. Read more

  7. Article: 1.8 Billion People Are at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Due to No Water or Sanitation at Health Facilities

    1.8 Billion People Are at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Due to No Water or Sanitation at Health Facilities

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Dec. 21, 2020

    "Water, sanitation, and hygiene in health care facilities are fundamental to stopping COVID-19." Read more

  8. Article: 8 of Our Favorite Quotes From Host John Legend at Global Citizen Prize 2020

    8 of Our Favorite Quotes From Host John Legend at Global Citizen Prize 2020

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Dec. 20, 2020

    The singer helped us celebrate the world’s most inspiring activists and leaders. Read more

  9. Article: New Zealand Will Give Free COVID-19 Vaccines to Residents and Nearby Pacific Nations
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    New Zealand Will Give Free COVID-19 Vaccines to Residents and Nearby Pacific Nations

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Dec. 18, 2020

    The country will vaccinate millions of people for free. Read more

  10. Article: Tori Kelly Has Spent 2020 Uplifting Her Fans and Raising Funds to Fight Hunger

    Tori Kelly Has Spent 2020 Uplifting Her Fans and Raising Funds to Fight Hunger

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Dec. 16, 2020

    Kelly is joining the lineup of performers for the Global Citizen Prize 2020 award ceremony. Read more