#Conflict Zones

  • Article: What Being on the Frontlines of Fighting for Gender Equality in Iraq Is Like During COVID-19

    What Being on the Frontlines of Fighting for Gender Equality in Iraq Is Like During COVID-19

    By Helen Lock|April 15, 2020

    "Before the lockdown, the lessons were the only time of day many of the women left the house." Read more

  • Article: Violence Against Children Reaches Highest Rate in Over 10 Years: Report

    Violence Against Children Reaches Highest Rate in Over 10 Years: Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 13, 2020

    There are currently over 149 million children living in high-intensity conflict areas. Read more

  • Article: French Montana Says Investing in Education Is 'What Leaders Should Do'

    French Montana Says Investing in Education Is 'What Leaders Should Do'

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 27, 2019

    Global Citizen spoke with the musician about the power of education during the UN General Assembly. Read more

  • Article: Girls’ Education: 7 Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

    Girls’ Education: 7 Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 24, 2019

    Child marriage, poverty, and period stigma are stopping girls from realizing their dreams. Read more

  • Article: 420 Million Children Living in Crisis Don't Have Basic Sanitation: UNICEF

    420 Million Children Living in Crisis Don't Have Basic Sanitation: UNICEF

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 28, 2019

    And another 210 million lack access to safe drinking water. Read more

  • Article: 113 Million People Lack Food Due to Climate Change and Conflict: UN

    113 Million People Lack Food Due to Climate Change and Conflict: UN

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|April 2, 2019

    A new report warns that, at this rate, the situation will only worsen. Read more

  • Article: Genius Inflatable Operating Theatre Fits in a Backpack So Surgery Can Be Performed Anywhere

    Genius Inflatable Operating Theatre Fits in a Backpack So Surgery Can Be Performed Anywhere

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 23, 2019

    The "state-of-the-art operating room" could be a huge help to surgeons in conflict zones. Read more

  • Article: This Girl Was Recruited Aged 10 by an Armed Group in South Sudan

    This Girl Was Recruited Aged 10 by an Armed Group in South Sudan

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Carmen Singer|Oct. 22, 2018

    Grace* was abducted by opposition forces, along with her mother and younger sister. Read more