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Woman Who Move the World

Princess Märtha Louise and Elisabeth Nordeng | Posted 12.11.2014 | Women
Princess Märtha Louise and Elisabeth Nordeng

She is small and dainty, has a warm, gentle handshake. She is dressed in traditional clothes, with a dark veil over her head. She is a proud Pashtun. Her name is Malala.

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, Satyarthi Receive Nobel Peace Prize

AP | MARK LEWIS | Posted 12.11.2014 | World

OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India received the Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday for risking their lives t...

Malala and Motivation

Vicki Cobb | Posted 12.05.2014 | Impact
Vicki Cobb

When asked what made her fight for education, she describes how badly she felt when her school was closed, how it made her realize how important her education was to her when it was taken from her.

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 ...

Extraordinary Power Exists Within Ordinary People, And The World Should Know It

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.20.2014 | Media

A person doesn't need money, power or status to be able to make a positive impact on the world. When 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel Pea...

Malala's Ultimate Prize

Julia Gillard | Posted 12.16.2014 | Impact
Julia Gillard

I was impressed that Malala Yousafzai decided to stay in school last Friday -- the day that she and Kailash Satyarthi were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

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 ...

Making Day of the Girl Matter

Eliana Stanislawski | Posted 12.13.2014 | Women
Eliana Stanislawski

Celebrations are taking place all over the world, with groups of every size pitching in to help make a difference. It is inspiring how communities around the world have united behind the idea of a commemorative day dedicated to advancing girls' lives and opportunities. But it is not enough.

Finally, A Good News Day For Pakistan

Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 12.10.2014 | Religion
Jaweed Kaleem

Last winter, as I reported in Pakistan, there was one question people shot back at me in every interview: "Why doesn't the media cover anything good?" Now, Pakistanis say they finally have something to celebrate: Malala -- and her good news on front pages in America and beyond.

Start Small. But Start Now. Stand Up for Children.

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 12.10.2014 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

Global movements start with one action.

Nobel Peace Prize Creates Important Moment For Interfaith Unity

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.11.2014 | Religion

History pits them against each other, but a fiery passion united this year’s interfaith Nobel Peace Prize winners around the common goal of children...

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...

Congratulations Malala, a Voice for Us All

Johann Koss | Posted 12.10.2014 | World
Johann Koss

At 17-years-old, Malala is the youngest Nobel laureate in history. Even more astounding, two years ago this week she was in a hospital fighting for her life after being shot by the Taliban.

Malala 'Honored' And 'Proud' To Win Nobel Peace Prize

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2014 | World

By Darren Staples BIRMINGHAM, England, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai said she was in a chemistry lesson when a teacher inf...

'The Biggest Threat To The Taliban Is A Girl With A Book'

Posted 10.10.2014 | World

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Some reaction to the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize being given to Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan: ___ "...

Malala's Attackers Finally Arrested

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2014 | World

ISLAMABAD, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Pakistan's army said on Friday authorities had arrested a group of Taliban militants responsible for shooting Malala Yo...

31 Million Girls Won't Get To Go To School This Year

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.08.2014 | Impact

Across the globe, students stocked up on fresh supplies and caught up with old classmates last week. But for 31 million girls, there were no teachers ...

Malala's Crusade For Girls' Education Reaches Her Mother, Who Learns To Read And Write

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.21.2014 | Impact

After Malala Yousafzai nearly lost her life in 2012 when she was shot in the head by the Taliban, she instantly became a vehement spokesperson for the...

Malala's Inspiration

Robert Walker | Posted 10.20.2014 | Home
Robert Walker

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgChanging social norms is hard work, but changing age-old attitudes and behaviors in poor, remote areas is particularly difficult. While we are inspired by Malala and her dad, many in rural Pakistan still find the idea of empowering girls to be dangerous and repugnant.

What Adolescent Girls Around The World Can Teach Us

Yasmeen Hassan | Posted 10.20.2014 | Home
Yasmeen Hassan

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgGirls enabled to grow up to reach their full potential have the power to change the world for the better. Investing in girls and building their protective assets is one of the best investments we can make for a safer, more sustainable and peaceful world.

Our Fathers, The Strident Feminists

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 10.15.2014 | Home
Kolleen Bouchane

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgForget about the biology of it for second (that was mom's job), my dad never let on that he thought there was a difference in when I could speak, how I could learn, what choices I should have or what I should be allowed to achieve and contribute with my life. My dad never questioned that I would grow up to be his equal, to be the equal of my brothers. To my dad, my value as an equal to boys and men was a basic truth.

WATCH: Want To Raise A Confident Daughter? A Dad From One Of The World's Most Oppressive Countries Shares A Powerful Lesson

TEDTalks | Posted 10.15.2014 | Home
TEDTalks

When she was 15 years old, Malala Yousafzai dared to speak out against the Taliban. Her father offers a window into a world where girls aren't allowed to leave the house, let alone speak their minds -- and he makes a plea for change.

Mural Depicts Malala As Rosie The Riveter, Two Icons Who Know No Limits

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.17.2014 | Impact

Since she survived a gruesome Taliban attack nearly two years ago, Malala Yousafzai has been called many things -- an activist, a leader, a much-neede...