#Activist

  • 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 Just Elected Its First Female President — And She’s an Environmental Activist
    Girls & Women

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

    By Sushmita Roy|April 1, 2019

    Zuzana Caputova has been called the "Erin Brokovich 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

  • Article: How South Africa's Biggest Hip-Hop Star Is Becoming a Civil Rights Leader
    Citizenship

    How South Africa's Biggest Hip-Hop Star Is Becoming a Civil Rights Leader

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 8, 2018

    Cassper Nyovest can turn up a club, while calling for radical land reform. Read more

  • Article: Women Who Violate Tehran Dress Code Won’t Be Arrested, for the First Time in Nearly 40 Years
    Girls & Women

    Women Who Violate Tehran Dress Code Won’t Be Arrested, for the First Time in Nearly 40 Years

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 29, 2017

    Police in the Iranian capital will relax the strict Islamic code. Read more

  • Article: 7 inspiring quotes from the great peace activist Yuri Kochiyama
    Girls & Women

    7 inspiring quotes from the great peace activist Yuri Kochiyama

    By Joe McCarthy|May 19, 2016

    "We are all part of one another." Read more

  • Article: Vote for Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in the Global Citizen March Madness Challenge
    Education

    Vote for Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in the Global Citizen March Madness Challenge

    March 23, 2016

    She rapidly ascended in the literary world with books that won dozens of awards. Read more