Amy Hall

Journalist and editor

Brighton based freelance journalist and editor. I have covered social and environmental justice, race, feminism, activism, politics and the arts from across the UK, Cambodia, India, the US and Belize.

I write for New Internationalist and a number of other publications, as well as a monthly column for openDemocracy on the environment, corporate power, democracy and the British state.

United Kingdom


Institute of Development Studies

Commission on the Status of Women steps up work to engage men and boys

Gender justice is not just a fight for women, by women: a clear message from the 59th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) which took place 9-20 March 2015...


The internet: who's in and who's out?

Interactive timeline looking at how internet access around the world has changed since 1999.

Transition Free Press

Accelerating transition, city by city

A European research project hopes to find out what makes Transition Initiatives thrive and, in turn, support the change towards sustainable low-carbon societies In communities...


Innovators share their challenges to gender inequality

The battle to end gender discrimination is long, hard and sometimes weary. So when a group or individual comes along with new ideas that challenge the status quo it is good to...

Transition Free Press

Practical action on housing

From the Focus E15 mums to tenants unions and co-operatives, the housing crisis has triggered a wave of activism and people exploring their own solutions to its problems. Today...


The 59th UN Commission on the Status of Women - Beijing+20 | Interactions

Following the debate on unpaid care, urban health and gender-based violence at the 2015 session of the Commission on the Status of Women at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Transition Free Press

Transition Free Press: Autumn 2014

New Internationalist

Beyond burnout

Activists exposed to traumatic situations seldom seek help to deal with the psychological impact – but support can be vital for their health.


Unpaid care and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have shaped the international development agenda since they were officially established in the year 2000, following the Millennium Summit...

Transition Free Press

Transition Free Press: Spring/Summer 2014

New Internationalist

Podcast: The FAN network

New Internationalist

Sinking homeland

Participation, Power and Social Change Research at IDS

How to build a gender-just social movement

New Internationalist

Land Grabs - Hotspots

New Internationalist

Cameroon’s women call time on breast ironing

New Internationalist

Podcast: The housing crisis

New Internationalist

Podcast: 40 years of New Internationalist