#Lockdown

  • Article: Children in the UK Are Developing PTSD During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Children in the UK Are Developing PTSD During COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Helen Lock|June 25, 2020

    The Childhood Trust has warned that anxiety about loved ones’ health is taking its toll. Read more

  • Article: Boris Johnson Makes U-Turn on Free School Meals During Summer After Emotional Plea From Footballer Marcus Rashford

    Boris Johnson Makes U-Turn on Free School Meals During Summer After Emotional Plea From Footballer Marcus Rashford

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 16, 2020

    All over the UK, families are relying on free school meals to keep their children fed. Read more

  • Article: South Africans Protest Police Brutality Against Poor, Black Communities Under Lockdown

    South Africans Protest Police Brutality Against Poor, Black Communities Under Lockdown

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 11, 2020

    At least 10 people have died at the hands of law enforcement. Read more

  • Article: UK Post-Lockdown: What These Activists and Thinkers Want to See Change to Build a Better Britain

    UK Post-Lockdown: What These Activists and Thinkers Want to See Change to Build a Better Britain

    By Helen Lock|June 9, 2020

    Many see the process of recovery after the pandemic as an opportunity for social change. Read more

  • Article: UK Domestic Abuse Charity Sees 10-Fold Spike in Website Traffic During COVID-19 Lockdown

    UK Domestic Abuse Charity Sees 10-Fold Spike in Website Traffic During COVID-19 Lockdown

    By Helen Lock|May 28, 2020

    Refuge, which runs the national domestic abuse helpline, has seen a “sharp rise” in demand. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Could Spike in England and Wales as COVID-19 Lockdown Eases, Experts Say

    Child Marriage Could Spike in England and Wales as COVID-19 Lockdown Eases, Experts Say

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 20, 2020

    But local authorities are not adequately prepared. Read more

  • Article: Meet Britain's ‘Skipping Sikh’: a 73-Year-Old Bringing Joy to Older People Exercising at Home

    Meet Britain's ‘Skipping Sikh’: a 73-Year-Old Bringing Joy to Older People Exercising at Home

    By Helen Lock|May 15, 2020

    Rajinder Singh, from London, has become an online sensation during the COVID-19 lockdown. Read more

  • Article: UK Teen Climate Activist Says COVID-19 Is ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime' Chance to Save the Planet

    UK Teen Climate Activist Says COVID-19 Is ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime' Chance to Save the Planet

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 14, 2020

    Bella Lack wants Britain to use the crisis as a springboard for environmental change. Read more