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Malala Yousafzaï Pakistan

Agents of Change: 5 Powerful Women Who Are Making a Positive Difference

Greg Archer | Posted 10.31.2015 | Women
Greg Archer

They walk among us--those agents of change. Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they are. Take note of five noteworthy women who are making a positive difference.

Malala To World Leaders: 'Do Better' On Human Rights

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.11.2014 | Impact

Malala Yousafzai wants to raise the bar in 2015. The Pakistani children's rights activist -- who gained global prominence after surviving gunshot w...

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 ...

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...

I'm on Team Malala

Amy Cooper | Posted 04.12.2014 | Impact
Amy Cooper

Malala forces our moral conscience to recognize that she is just one of many and asks us to do what we should have done a long time ago: ignore these girls no longer.

Half of Our Potential

Vice Adm. Robert S. Harward | Posted 12.11.2013 | Impact
Vice Adm. Robert S. Harward

If we think it's acceptable to give only half our population opportunity, then we will reach only half of our potential. In this day and age, this shouldn't be a fight at all -- for anyone.

Malala's Birthday and Girls' Education

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact
Arzu Kaya Uranli

Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani schoolgirl who has become an icon for her devotion to women's education, turned 16 on Friday, and her birthday is now a symbol of global girls' education.

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.

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!

What It Really Will Take to Educate Pakistan's Girls

Joelle Wyser-Pratte | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact
Joelle Wyser-Pratte

After all of the pledges of money and all of the kind words, six months post-Malala, Pakistan is no closer to gender equality in the schools because Pakistan doesn't have an education problem. It has a security problem.

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.

I Am Malala: A Crusader for Girls' Education Worldwide

Nicole Melancon | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Nicole Melancon

What is so incredibly striking about Malala is that she made a decision to stand up for what she believed was wrong. Little did she know that her act of defiance would make her a crusader and activist for girls education around the globe.

Taking Bold Steps to Turn Malala's Vision Into Action

Gordon Brown | Posted 01.08.2013 | Impact
Gordon Brown

Making a quality education a reality for every child requires us to tackle difficult challenges head on as there are formidable barriers to overcome. But the good news is that there is no technological or scientific barrier to universal education.

Pakistani Students Continue to Stand Up for Education: We Must Stand With Them

Gordon Brown | Posted 12.24.2012 | Impact
Gordon Brown

As UN Special Envoy for Global Education, I believe we must collectively realize a world where all children can go to school and learn. A world where school is a safe place and where no one is threatened for wanting an education.

Educating Women: Let's Teach Them How to Fish

Hannah Weintraub | Posted 12.22.2012 | Teen
Hannah Weintraub

The outpouring of international support for Yousafzai is marked with people clamoring for ways to help the girl and her family. The biggest help? Stop giving women fish, and instead begin to teach women how to fish for themselves.

Stand With Malala on November 10th

Gordon Brown | Posted 12.22.2012 | Impact
Gordon Brown

Malala may lie in hospital and she may have been silenced for now -- but millions who now carry her message can find in the run up to Malala Day on November 10th an opportunity to speak for her and ensure that action on girls' rights and children's education is no longer delayed.

Daring Actions for Girls' Education

Ed Gragert | Posted 12.16.2012 | Impact
Ed Gragert

Daring. This is a word most people associate with jumping out of planes or difficult rescue missions, but Malala Yousafzai is asking for an education -- and not just an education for herself, but also for the 32 million girls her age or younger in her country, Pakistan.