#Global Citizens of the UK

  • Article: I Ran Away From Home to Escape a Forced Marriage. After My Sister Died, I Fought to Change the Law in Britain.
    Girls & Women

    I Ran Away From Home to Escape a Forced Marriage. After My Sister Died, I Fought to Change the Law ...

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 23, 2019

    Jasvinder Sanghera CBE has spent the last 25 years helping survivors just like her. Read more

  • Article: How One Incredible Activist Made Upskirting Illegal in England and Wales
    Girls & Women

    How One Incredible Activist Made Upskirting Illegal in England and Wales

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 12, 2019

    We talk to Gina Martin about her viral campaign to change the law, and how activism must be for all. Read more

  • Article: Scarlett Curtis: The Feminist Activist Behind 2019’s Biggest Non-Brexit Stories
    Girls & Women

    Scarlett Curtis: The Feminist Activist Behind 2019’s Biggest Non-Brexit Stories

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 5, 2019

    The 24-year-old talks to Global Citizen about fighting the patriarchy — and winning. Read more

  • Article: Meet the 72-Year-Old Who Used Rock Music to Fight British Nazis in the 1970s
    Citizenship

    Meet the 72-Year-Old Who Used Rock Music to Fight British Nazis in the 1970s

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 18, 2018

    Global Citizen talks to the founder of Rock Against Racism about protests, politics, and Stormzy. Read more

  • Article: This London Activist Wants #MeToo to Include Refugee and Migrant Women
    Girls & Women

    This London Activist Wants #MeToo to Include Refugee and Migrant Women

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 5, 2018

    This is a landmark year for women. But it has to be all women. Read more

  • Article: Meet the British Woman Helping Grenfell Tower Survivors ‘Make New Memories’ in Cornwall
    Citizenship

    Meet the British Woman Helping Grenfell Tower Survivors ‘Make New Memories’ in Cornwall

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 5, 2017

    “The two communities just melded.” Read more

  • Article: This Global Citizen of the UK Hates Food Waste So Much She Launched an App to End It
    Food & Hunger

    This Global Citizen of the UK Hates Food Waste So Much She Launched an App to End It

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 5, 2017

    Tessa Cook’s dream has sparked a food-sharing revolution. Read more