About Yosola Olorunshola

Yosola Olorunshola is a Communications Officer for Global Citizen. She studied History and French at Oxford University before completing a Masters in Creative Writing. Now based in London, in her spare time she writes fiction and runs a podcast called Diaspora Philes.

Yosola's latest stories
  1. Article: UK to Host Family Planning Summit, Amid Fears of Void Left by Global Gag Rule
    Girls & Women

    UK to Host Family Planning Summit, Amid Fears of Void Left by Global Gag Rule

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Feb. 21, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Ensuring women can control their own bodies — and their own lives Read more

  2. Article: Meet the British Muslims Feeding London's Homeless Every Week
    Citizenship

    Meet the British Muslims Feeding London's Homeless Every Week

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Feb. 17, 2017

    Bringing much-needed warmth to London’s streets. Read more

  3. Article: 'Truly Shameful' — Coldplay, Benedict Cumberbatch & More Urge Theresa May to Keep Dubs Scheme
    Citizenship

    'Truly Shameful' — Coldplay, Benedict Cumberbatch & More Urge Theresa May to Keep Dubs Scheme

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Feb. 14, 2017

    An urgent reminder that 'Britain is better' than this. Read more

  4. Article: The UK Just Scrapped Its Promise to Take In Unaccompanied Child Refugees
    Citizenship

    The UK Just Scrapped Its Promise to Take In Unaccompanied Child Refugees

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Feb. 8, 2017

    The target was to accept 3,000 unaccompanied minors. Read more

  5. Article: British Artist Anish Kapoor to Give $1 Million Prize to Refugees
    Citizenship

    British Artist Anish Kapoor to Give $1 Million Prize to Refugees

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Feb. 8, 2017

    The artist has spoken out against “abhorrent government policies”. Read more

  6. Article: Amsterdam Is Transforming a Former Prison Into a Thriving Center for Refugees
    Citizenship

    Amsterdam Is Transforming a Former Prison Into a Thriving Center for Refugees

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Feb. 7, 2017

    A place where — despite the location — refugees are not treated as criminals. Read more

  7. Article: #DressLikeAWoman: Women React in Style to Reports of Trump’s Dress Code for Female Staff
    Girls & Women

    #DressLikeAWoman: Women React in Style to Reports of Trump’s Dress Code for Female Staff

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Feb. 3, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    This is what a woman looks like. Read more

  8. Article: ‘Vital’ London FGM Clinic Set to Close After Funding Cut
    Girls & Women

    ‘Vital’ London FGM Clinic Set to Close After Funding Cut

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Feb. 3, 2017

    Here's why campaigners are rallying to save it. Read more

  9. Article: Breastfeeding Mother Says She Was Forced to Prove She Was Lactating Before Boarding Flight
    Girls & Women

    Breastfeeding Mother Says She Was Forced to Prove She Was Lactating Before Boarding Flight

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Feb. 1, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The incident took place at Frankfurt airport. Read more

  10. Article: As US Shuns Muslims, UK Mosques Open Their Doors With 'Visit My Mosque' Day
    Citizenship

    As US Shuns Muslims, UK Mosques Open Their Doors With 'Visit My Mosque' Day

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Jan. 31, 2017

    "No walls, no visas." Read more

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