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Shabana Basij Rasikh

Afghan Activist Who Dressed As Boy To Defy Taliban Still Fighting

Thomson Reuters Foundation | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

When the Taliban banned girls' education in Afghanistan, six-year-old Shabana Basij-Rasikh started dressing as a boy and for five years risked her lif...

The Courage of Leadership

Holly Gordon | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Holly Gordon

Like Shabana, who risked her life to learn, Malala is just a child who wants to go to school. Yet she is also a beacon of change, and each of us has a responsibility to take notice, and to join her in demanding change.