#Activist

  • Article: Beatings, Imprisonment, Murder: The World’s Environmental Defenders Are Being Terrorized
    Environment

    Beatings, Imprisonment, Murder: The World’s Environmental Defenders Are Being Terrorized

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|July 31, 2019

    “Killings only tell part of the story.” Read more

  • Article: Climate Activist Greta Thunberg to Sail to US on Zero-Carbon Trip
    Environment

    Climate Activist Greta Thunberg to Sail to US on Zero-Carbon Trip

    July 29, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Thunberg will use a racing boat fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines. Read more

  • Article: This Kenyan Activist Is Fighting One of the World's Greatest Health Risks
    AdvocacyHealth

    This Kenyan Activist Is Fighting One of the World's Greatest Health Risks

    By Joe McCarthy|July 9, 2019

    Charlot Magayi is the 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Award grand prize winner. Read more

  • Article: British Period Poverty Activist Gabby Edlin Tells Us How She Started a Bloody Successful Movement
    Girls & Women

    British Period Poverty Activist Gabby Edlin Tells Us How She Started a Bloody Successful Movement

    By Helen Lock|June 25, 2019

    Edlin was volunteering at a refugee centre when she was told period products weren't "essential." Read more

  • Article: This Ugandan Photographer Says She's 'Breaking the Stereotypes' of Africa and Its Young People
    Citizenship

    This Ugandan Photographer Says She's 'Breaking the Stereotypes' of Africa and Its Young People

    By Jana Sepehr|April 17, 2019

    Esther Mbabazi puts a spotlight on the young generation in Africa. Read more

  • Article: Slovakia Welcomes Its First Female President — And She’s an Environmental Activist
    Girls & Women

    Slovakia Welcomes Its First Female President — And She’s an Environmental Activist

    By Sushmita Roy|April 1, 2019

    Zuzana Čaputová has been called the "Erin Brockovich of Slovakia." Read more

  • Article: This Free Children's Book Helps Parents Explain Climate Change
    Environment

    This Free Children's Book Helps Parents Explain Climate Change

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 25, 2019

    Right now, children and teenagers are leading a global movement against climate change. Read more

  • Article: These Amazing Activists Just Inspired the Crowd at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100
    Citizenship

    These Amazing Activists Just Inspired the Crowd at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

    By Thato Mahlangu|Dec. 5, 2018

    From gender equality to combating HIV/AIDS, these people are changing the world for the better. Read more