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Malala Day

The Voice Of Islam For The Next Generation

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 10.10.2013 | Religion

Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban for standing up for the education of girls and has electrified the world with her determination and courage i...

The Tweet That Changed My Life

Becca Wertheim | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact
Becca Wertheim

I love how social media quickly and conveniently connects people all around the world. But what I love most is that it always seems to connect me with the right people who all share one incredible goal -- to make the world a better place.

A Back to School Call to Action: Let's Have Malala Day Every Day

Pam Allyn | Posted 10.26.2013 | Impact
Pam Allyn

Let's not have Malala Day just once a year. Really, every day is and should be Malala Day, when all children get to feel the power of the pen, the book, the tablet, and best of all, his or her own valuable story, written and shared for all the world to benefit.

The Bravest Girl I Know

Tanya Devani | Posted 10.02.2013 | Teen
Tanya Devani

I had tears in my eyes for the wonderful girl who had sacrificed so much at such a young age and still remains devoted to her cause. The battle for worldwide education has only just begun, and with Malala Yousafzai at the forefront, I know that success is very near.

LOOK: 10 Kick-Ass Women Of The Muslim World

The Center For Investigative Reporting | Amanda Pike | Posted 07.20.2013 | World

Malala Yousafzai gave a stirring speech at the U.N. last Friday, her first major appearance since being shot in the head by the Pakistani Taliban in O...

'Education is the only solution': Malala Day and South Sudan

Paul Kut Kelei | Posted 09.16.2013 | Impact
Paul Kut Kelei

On July 12, more than 550 Youth Delegates from around the world convened at UN headquarters in New York to honor Malala Yousafzai's bravery and reaffirm their support for the right of every child to be in school and learning by 2015. I had the humbling opportunity to be part of this global youth effort.

Never Too Young to Change the World

Becca Wertheim | Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact
Becca Wertheim

On July 12, 2013, hundreds of young leaders from over 75 nations gathered at the United Nations in New York City for the first-ever UN Youth Takeover. On the agenda? A promise and demand that all children, in every nation, receive the quality education they deserve.

The Malala Effect

Anne Robinson Wadsworth | Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact
Anne Robinson Wadsworth

What is the Malala Effect? It is when a deep-rooted city begins to enter the space of dissolved boundaries and peer out beyond its long-standing hedges.

Meeting Malala

Wardah Khalid | Posted 09.14.2013 | Religion
Wardah Khalid

She is now the voice of millions of girls around the world who are also fighting an everyday battle for access to the education we often take for granted.

On Malala Day, New Generation of Youth Demands Education

Eva Shang | Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact
Eva Shang

We were the first generation of youth to stage a takeover of the United Nations Headquarters. We were the first to demand the universal right to education on a world stage.

900+ Seconds of Hope: Malala Yousafzai's Address at the UN Youth Assembly

Augusta Thomson | Posted 09.13.2013 | Impact
Augusta Thomson

If we are to change the world we first need to understand what that means, practically, and how we can work together to implement change on the ground. Education is where the global movement for education begins. Collaboration will move this movement forward.

UN Malala Day: Youth as Advocates for Education

Ama Owusu-Darko | Posted 09.11.2013 | Impact
Ama Owusu-Darko

As the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals quickly approaches, 550 young leaders from all over the world are converging at the UN Headquarters in New York to celebrate Malala Day.

WATCH: Malala Delivers UN Speech Of A Lifetime

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 07.12.2013 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS -- Malala Yousafzai celebrated her 16th birthday on the world stage at the United Nations, defiantly telling Taliban extremists who tri...

Why Malala Matters: 7 Education Facts That Will Anger, Move You

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.14.2013 | Impact

Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old indefatigable advocate who was shot in the head by the Taliban, delivered a stirring speech at the United Nations on...

Happy Malala Day!

Robert Walker | Posted 09.11.2013 | Impact
Robert Walker

In a world sorely afflicted with political violence, one girl today stood tall. In a world still torn by religious strife, one girl today stood tall....

WATCH: This Awesome Rap Video Honors Malala Yousafzai

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.12.2013 | Women

On October 9, 2012, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Taliban militants. Her crime? Daring to speak out and demand universal educat...

WATCH: 10 Moving Things From Malala's Speech That Gave Us Goosebumps

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact

Malala Yousafzai spent her 16th birthday demanding compulsory education for young people worldwide. In a speech Friday at the UN in New York, the ...

Malala Yousafzai Makes First Public Appearance Since Attack

Anai Rhoads | Posted 07.12.2013 | World
Anai Rhoads

Education is imperative in developing countries, but even more so for women and young girls. Females are not as valued in many countries across the Middle East, where regions are dominated by radicals.

Schooling Under Siege

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 09.11.2013 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

Humanitarian donors must make education a higher priority. Education must be treated and funded as a lifesaving measure that protects children from even greater secondary harm in conflict-affected areas.

It Is Time To Do More

Gordon Brown | Posted 09.11.2013 | Impact
Gordon Brown

Malala Yousafzai, the girl the Taliban shot for going to school and who has become the world's symbol for the right of every girl to have an education, will speak at the United Nations on her sixteenth birthday today.

Malala, Girl Shot By Taliban, Takes Education Fight To UN

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS -- A new report released to mark the 16th birthday of a Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban for promoting education for girls says 5...

Youth and World Leaders Recommit to Education for All on Malala Day

Lauren Greubel | Posted 09.10.2013 | Impact
Lauren Greubel

Through Malala Day world leaders have the opportunity to recommit to ensuring the leaders of tomorrow are not thwarted of the opportunity today to learn, prosper and be successful, engaged citizens.

The Fight for a Better World

Irina Bokova | Posted 07.11.2013 | Impact
Irina Bokova

Education opens minds. It gives girls and boys the freedom to choose -- to choose between ignorance and knowledge, to choose lives they wish to live. This is true in Afghanistan and across the world. But everywhere, this human right is being violated.

When Will They Ever Learn?

Sarah Brown | Posted 09.09.2013 | Impact
Sarah Brown

Education is relatively inexpensive in the developing world, and fosters citizens who can contribute to their local economy, raise healthy families and ensure a safer, less militant society.

Young People on the March for Education

Chernor Bah | Posted 09.08.2013 | Impact
Chernor Bah

Today's youth are more connected, more aware and more engaged than we probably ever have been. And on the one issue that is the most important for our future -- and the present -- the issue of education, we are now taking over!