#Activist

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

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

    By Jana Sepehr|April 17, 2020

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

  • Feature: 10 Activists Who Had a Breakout Year in 2019

    10 Activists Who Had a Breakout Year in 2019

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Dec. 20, 2019

    These activists are fighting to end poverty. Read more

  • Article: In a Sea of Denial, This 11-Year-Old South African Activist Is Speaking Out Against Climate Injustice

    In a Sea of Denial, This 11-Year-Old South African Activist Is Speaking Out Against Climate Injustice

    From Beautiful News|Oct. 16, 2019

    “I’m marching, singing, and shouting for my right to a liveable future.” Read more

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

    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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 29, 2019

    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
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    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