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They Shot the Wrong Girl Says Malala's Favorite Author, Khaled Hosseini

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 07.02.2015 | World
Alison van Diggelen

On Friday, she joined her favorite author, Khaled Hosseini (of Kite Runner fame) at San Jose State University in Silicon Valley, for a hard hitting conversation about Islam, violence and her dream of one day becoming Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Teen Uses Homemade Prom Dress As Message Board For Girls' Rights

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.04.2015 | Impact

Instead of dropping hundreds of dollars on a dress to celebrate one evening, Erinne Paisley thought she'd help girls around the world access education...

UN: Every Child Worldwide Will Get 12 Years Of Free Education By 2030

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.04.2015 | Impact

Every child across the globe will be entitled to 12 free years of education by 2030, thanks to a bold U.N. move. UNESCO wrapped up the World Educa...

Most Countries Are Failing Their Global Education Goals. Here's A Plan To Change That

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.11.2015 | Impact

This year marked the deadline for achieving a handful of ambitious global education goals, but most countries involved didn’t make the grade, a new ...

14 Million Syrian Kids Are Suffering As War Enters 5th Year. Here's Who's Helping

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.16.2015 | Impact

Sunday marks the start of the fifth year of the civil war in Syria, which has devastated the lives of some 14 million children, according to UNICEF. ...

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 Yousafzai Just FaceTimed With Justin Bieber

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 08.07.2014 | Impact

We don't often get jealous of Justin Bieber, given his antics throughout the past year, but on Wednesday the 20-year-old pop star got to FaceTime with...

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. ...

Meet the 25-Year-Old Powerhouse Behind the Malala Fund

Colleen DeBaise | Posted 09.10.2014 | Impact
Colleen DeBaise

At a recent Smart Girls Conference in New York organized by Emily Raleigh, Shiza Shahid spoke about her early activism, her work with the Malala Fund and her message for young girls.

5 Lessons from Chibok

Julie Flynn Badal | Posted 07.13.2014 | Women
Julie Flynn Badal

Our stories are probably less dramatic, but no less significant. And as we recover the dreams of our own lost childhoods, we can commit ourselves to expanding the rights and restoring the dignity of every child on this planet.

Nigerian Kidnapping Highlights Dangers Girls Worldwide Face In Going To School. Here's What You Can Do

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.08.2014 | Impact

The kidnapping of nearly 300 Nigerian students has sparked international outrage and has underscored the risks millions of girls across the globe face...

Malala Portrait Expected To Fetch $80,000 For Charity

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.17.2014 | Impact

A portrait of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, is expected to fetch up to $80,000 for her charity when it i...

A Tribute to Malala's Father, Ziauddin, Our Favorite Male Feminist, on International Women's Day

Malala Yousafzai | Posted 05.08.2014 | Impact
Malala Yousafzai

The question remains, how do we encourage more men to be advocates for the women in their lives?

They Walk Across No Man's Land, Into the Life of a Refugee

Shiza Shahid | Posted 04.20.2014 | Impact
Shiza Shahid

You have no idea where you are going, you just know you have to get your children somewhere else, somewhere they might be safe. You aren't sure if there will be food there, but there might be.

Malala Yousafzai's Toughest Battle?

Maria Rioumine | Posted 02.12.2014 | Education
Maria Rioumine

She has been accused of everything from being a 'western pawn' to her father's puppet, entirely undeserving of her international recognition. Yet, when she walks into the Oxford Union, she is met with an adoration usually reserved for a pop sensation, not a political activist.

Malala Inspires Advocacy Curriculum

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 10.21.2013 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The 16-year-old Pakistani teen targeted for a Taliban assassination because she championed education for girls has i...

Malala's Impact By The Numbers

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois, Alissa Scheller | Posted 10.10.2014 | Impact

Though Malala Yousafzai may be best known for her inspiring words, the 16-year-old Pakistani activist has helped spur concrete action to provide compu...

'Malala is a Miracle': A Friend's Tribute to Clinton Global Citizen Award Recipient Malala Yousafzai

Shiza Shahid | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Shiza Shahid

Wisely, Malala has decided to try and harness this support into a platform that delivers real solutions. For this purpose, she is now actively building the Malala Fund. Over the past few weeks, she has focused on surrounding herself with the intellect and immersing herself in the knowledge needed to build an effective and innovative organization.

Happy Birthday, Malala

Shiza Shahid | Posted 09.11.2013 | Impact
Shiza Shahid

Today, on her 16th birthday, Malala spoke at the UN in her first time speaking on a public platform after her shooting. Today is a moment to focus the world's attention on the 57 million children -- including 32 million girls -- who do not have access to education.

Angelina Donates $200,000 To Malala Fund

Evening Standard, London | Maxine Frith | Posted 06.05.2013 | Impact

ANGELINA JOLIE has given $200,000 (£131,000) to the charity set up by Malala Yousafzai as the teenager, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, anno...

Malala Yousafzai's Message: Every Girl Needs Access to Education

Alyse Nelson | Posted 04.06.2013 | World
Alyse Nelson

Today Malala Yousafzai sent a bold message to the world: I want every girl to be educated. If we want to honor Malala, if we want to ensure that she did not endure tragedy in vain, we need to make her dream a reality.

Voices for Malala

Jeff Caden | Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact
Jeff Caden

"Voices for Malala" utilizes the Evergram platform and allows worldwide supporters of Malala to leave a video, audio, or text message that will be automatically collected into an online album to be delivered to Malala on New Year's Day 2013.

Introducing: The Malala Fund

Megan Smith | Posted 01.10.2013 | Impact
Megan Smith

The goal of the Malala Fund is to provide Malala Yousafzai with a fund she can direct so when she is well and ready, she can pursue her vision for girls education and empowerment.