#Activism

  • Article: This 11-Year-Old Activist Has Picked Up More Than 100,000 Pieces of Plastic

    This 11-Year-Old Activist Has Picked Up More Than 100,000 Pieces of Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|June 17, 2020

    Lilly Platt, in the Netherlands, wants everyone to cultivate their “green heart.” Read more

  • Article: 14 Black Activists and Authors Providing Crucial Insight Into Racial Justice in the US

    14 Black Activists and Authors Providing Crucial Insight Into Racial Justice in the US

    By Joe McCarthy|June 12, 2020

    They’re doing essential work to end systemic oppression. Read more

  • Article: Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Wants to Influence Generations of Young Africans to Become Changemakers

    Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Wants to Influence Generations of Young Africans to Become Changemakers

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 12, 2020

    “The louder we scream about social issues the more the world cannot continue to ignore us.” Read more

  • Article: The Toppling of a Statue in Britain Has Sparked a Global Debate About Monuments of Slave Traders

    The Toppling of a Statue in Britain Has Sparked a Global Debate About Monuments of Slave Traders

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 9, 2020

    Anti-racist protesters in Bristol brought down a statue of slave trader Edward Colston. Read more

  • Article: A Third of Young Women and Girls in Britain Are Struggling to Access Period Products During Lockdown

    A Third of Young Women and Girls in Britain Are Struggling to Access Period Products During Lockdown

    By Helen Lock|May 7, 2020

    The issue of period poverty has been exacerbated by the pandemic, a charity warns. Read more

  • Article: Meet the 8-Year-Old Climate Activist Cleaning Up India

    Meet the 8-Year-Old Climate Activist Cleaning Up India

    By Catherine Caruso|April 30, 2020

    Licypriya Kangujam wants children to have a better, cleaner planet. Read more

  • Feature: Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Sarah Humphreys from Kent, England

    Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Sarah Humphreys from Kent, England

    By Helen Lock|March 30, 2020

    Global Citizens taking action are at the heart of how we fight extreme poverty and its root causes. Read more

  • Feature: Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Franziska Warner From Hamburg

    Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Franziska Warner From Hamburg

    By Jana Sepehr|March 25, 2020

    “I understood at that moment how important each voice is — even mine.” Read more