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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 10.16.2014 | 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 10.14.2014 | 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 10.13.2014 | 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 10.14.2014 | 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 10.10.2014 | 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 10.10.2014 | 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 10.10.2014 | 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 | TED Weekends
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 | TED Weekends
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 | TED Weekends
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 | TED Weekends
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...

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. ...

Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Will Return Home 'Soon,' Nation's President Pledges To Malala

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2014 | Impact

* Teenage activist backs campaign for abducted girls' return * Malala says Goodluck Jonathan made pledge during meeting ...

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.

There's Work to be Done

Amy Cooper | Posted 07.14.2014 | World
Amy Cooper

As the world watches in horror and keeps their fingers crossed for the safe return of the 300-plus girls captured in Nigeria, there has been much conf...

Malala To Donate Proceeds From Portrait To Nigerian Girls' Education In Move Of Solidarity

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.14.2014 | Impact

In an inspiring (and meta) move, ardent education activist Malala Yousafzai will donate the proceeds from the sale of a portrait of herself to help gi...

The Boko Haram Kidnappings: What You Can Do

Auren Kaplan | Posted 07.12.2014 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

You might not be able to bring back the girls kidnapped in Nigeria with your support now, but you can ensure that the world takes preventive steps to ensure that women and girls are protected, empowered, and educated -- fearlessly -- around the world.