#Social Justice

  • Article: COVID-19 Threatens Kenya’s Goal to End Female Genital Mutilation by 2022

    COVID-19 Threatens Kenya’s Goal to End Female Genital Mutilation by 2022

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 18, 2020

    School closures have reportedly led to “mass cuttings” involving hundreds of girls. Read more

  • Article: South Africa’s #RhodesMustFall Founder Speaks Out on Statues That Glorify Racism

    South Africa’s #RhodesMustFall Founder Speaks Out on Statues That Glorify Racism

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 17, 2020

    The 2015 student-led campaign paved the way for debate about monuments honouring imperial pasts. Read more

  • Article: These Are the 50 Most Powerful Women in Africa, According to Forbes

    These Are the 50 Most Powerful Women in Africa, According to Forbes

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 13, 2020

    It's the magazine's first ever pan-African list of powerful and influential women. Read more

  • Article: Arrest of 3 Kenyan Vendors Caught With Plastic Bags Is Sparking Outrage Over Inequality

    Arrest of 3 Kenyan Vendors Caught With Plastic Bags Is Sparking Outrage Over Inequality

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 24, 2020

    Kenya banned plastic bags in 2017, but enforcing the severe punishments could devastate families. Read more

  • Article: Why Common Says He's 'Always in a Fight' for Equality

    Why Common Says He's 'Always in a Fight' for Equality

    By Daniele Selby|May 2, 2019

    Rapper Common is joining Global Citizen in calling for an end to cash bail. Read more

  • Article: There’s ‘No Limit’ to Usher’s Activism

    There’s ‘No Limit’ to Usher’s Activism

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 1, 2018

    This is our confession: We can’t wait to see Usher at the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. Read more

  • Article: Rapper Cardi B is Dedicated to Speaking Out Against Inequality

    Rapper Cardi B is Dedicated to Speaking Out Against Inequality

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 26, 2018

    The unfiltered record-breaking artist always finds time to educate her fans. Read more

  • Feature: How A New Generation of Native Women Are Standing Up & Fighting Back

    Native Girls Rise

    By Colleen Curry|CHIME FOR CHANGE|March 10, 2017

    How A New Generation of Native Women Are Standing Up & Fighting Back Read more