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Malala Day

Pakistan's 'I Am Not Malala Day' Denounces Nobel Peace Prize Winner

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.14.2014 | Impact

While many Pakistanis were grateful to finally have a role model to celebrate when Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize last month, a local educ...

Malala Donates Prize Money To Help Rebuild 65 Damaged Schools In Gaza

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.30.2014 | Impact

Malala Yousafzai is putting her own accolades toward a global mission for change. The recent Nobel Peace Prize winner -- who gained international ...

Alicia Keys Holds Protest For Lost Nigerian Schoolgirls

Associated Press | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 11.03.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- Alicia Keys held a protest in New York City on Tuesday to raise awareness about the 200-plus Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped ...

The 5 Most Important Things Malala Has Done In 2014

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.10.2014 | Impact

Malala Yousafzai won a Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for her "struggle against the suppression of children" and her commitment to children's rights arou...

The Transformative Power of Our Stories

Danielle Chivers | Posted 09.20.2014 | Women
Danielle Chivers

"No more holding back. No more pleasing you. No more making myself small to make you more. I am here, and I am going to take up space. I am going ...

Where Are the Stories of Girls?

Pam Allyn | Posted 09.15.2014 | Impact
Pam Allyn

This call to action rings as true today as it did over 70 years ago. The power lies with us, the people. Listening to stories, honoring them, and valuing the power of a young girl's voice cannot wait.

Malala's 10 Greatest Contributions To Humanity

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.10.2014 | Impact

It’s been almost two years since the Taliban shot Malala Yousafzai, and her resolve to bring education to every child is stronger than ever before. ...

Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Will Return Home 'Soon,' Nation's President Pledges To Malala

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2014 | Impact

* Teenage activist backs campaign for abducted girls' return * Malala says Goodluck Jonathan made pledge during meeting ...

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 10.10.2014 | 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 08.24.2014 | 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 ...