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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...

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...

Malala Resented In Pakistani Hometown

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Mehreen Zahra-Malik MINGORA, Pakistan, Oct 11 (Reuters) - For many of her compatriots, Malala Yousafzai is a stooge of the United S...

Taliban Commander Regrets Attack On Malala

AP | RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 09.16.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A prominent Pakistani Taliban commander has written a letter to a teenage girl shot in the head by the group, expressing regrets...

'I Am Alive'

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 04.06.2013 | World

LONDON — In her first video statement since she was nearly killed, a Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban remained defiant in arguing for gi...

Girl Shot By Taliban Making Good Progress

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 04.05.2013 | World

LONDON — A Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban is in stable condition after undergoing two successful operations to rec...

Pakistani Teen Shot By Taliban Undergoes Final Surgery

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 04.01.2013 | World

LONDON — A Pakistani girl whose defiance of the Taliban turned her into an international icon is headed toward recovery once she undergoes a fin...

My Hope for 2030: The New Normal

Impatient Optimists | Posted 03.30.2013 | Impact
Impatient Optimists

Malala is an icon for the struggle which seems so foreign to girls like me, comfortable in our "normal" while girls our age must fight and sacrifice and face seemingly insurmountable odds to change theirs.

Pakistani Students Rally Against Naming College After Wounded Girl

AP | By SHERIN ZADA | Posted 02.12.2013 | College

MINGORA, Pakistan -- A Pakistani government official says several hundred students have rallied against naming their college after an activist schoolg...

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.

We Owe it to Malala to End Our Gender Gaps Now

Saadia Zahidi | Posted 01.10.2013 | Impact
Saadia Zahidi

The story of Malala Yousufzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban earlier this month for advocating female education, was a shocking reminder of how much still needs to be done to equalize opportunities for men and women.

Malala's Father Says She'll Return To Pakistan

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 11.07.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD -- The father of a 15-year-old Pakistani activist girl who was shot and wounded by a Taliban gunman vowed Thursday that she would return hom...

Malala Yousafzai's Attempted Assassination: The War Against Intellectual Freedom

Alayna Ahmad-Benson | Posted 12.16.2012 | Religion
Alayna Ahmad-Benson

It is particularly tragic to consider that the attack on Malala was an attack on education and intellectual freedom. It is hardly a Western innovation, but an important and enduring legacy of Islam with its tradition of scholarship.

Fake Relatives Raise Concerns About Pakistani Girl's Safety

AP | MARTIN BENEDYK and SYLVIA HUI | Posted 12.16.2012 | World

BIRMINGHAM, England — A teenage Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban for promoting girls' education has responded well to treatment an...

Taliban Vows To Kill Pakistani Teen If She Survives First Attack

Religion News Service | Hani Yousuf and Janelle Dumalao | Posted 10.13.2012 | Religion

KARACHI, Pakistan (RNS) The Taliban is threatening to kill a 14-year-old Pakistani girl whom it shot for helping other girls go to school -- if she su...

Savages and Saints

Patricia McGuire | Posted 12.12.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

We can stand aghast at the savagery of shooting Malala. Or we can avenge this act in the way that civilized people should --- moving forcefully and urgently to bring the powerful weapon of education to girls.

Pakistan Taliban: We Sent 'Hit Squad' To Kill 14-Year-Old Girl

AP | SHERIN ZADA | Posted 12.12.2012 | World

MINGORA, Pakistan — Pakistani police have arrested a number of suspects in the case of a 14-year-old girl shot and wounded by the Taliban for pr...

Islamic Scholars Condemn Malala Yousufzai Shooting

The Huffington Post | Shirin Barghi | Posted 10.24.2012 | World

Two days after a Taliban-orchestrated attack on teen activist, Malala Yousafzai, triggered an uproar in Pakistan, more than 50 Islamic Scholars from t...

Teen Activist's Shooting Sparks Outrage Across Pakistan

AP | REBECCA SANTANA and RIAZ KHAN | Posted 12.10.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD -- Schools shut their doors in protest and Pakistanis across the country held vigils Wednesday to pray for a 14-year-old girl who was shot b...