Learn how Malala began her fight for girls — from an education activist in Pakistan to the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate — and how she continues her campaign through Malala Fund.
Recruiting female teachers and eliminating gender discrimination
Ensuring schools reach the most marginalised girls and training young women to speak out for their rights
Expanding access to free secondary school through advocacy, mentorship programmes and re-enrolment campaigns
Helping girls living under the threat of Boko Haram complete their education and campaigning for education reform
Fighting for education funding, guaranteeing 12 years of school for girls and training young women to speak out for their rights
Using technology to give girls access to classrooms and working to ease enrolment restrictions and reduce child marriage
Maliha Abidi | February 11, 2019
From mountaineers to astrophysicists, meet 50 extraordinary women from PakistanMaliha Abidi writes and illustrates a new book celebrating the accomplishments of Pakistani women.
Malala Yousafzai | January 24, 2019
Malala's #10YearChallenge“…I looked at the building as if I would not come here again.”
Tess Thomas | January 23, 2019
56 penpals, 32 countries: Sana Khader is learning about the world through letters“My letters and postcards are my way of traveling the world,” explains 23-year-old Sana Khader from India.
Janine Shum | January 16, 2019
My journey to finding a poemSingaporean student shares the creative process behind writing the poem that won her The Queen’s Commonwealth essay competition.
Tess Thomas | January 16, 2019
Standing tall: Q&A with trailblazing structural engineer Roma AgrawalRoma builds some of the tallest buildings in the world, now she's working on tearing down gender bias in engineering.
Tess Thomas | January 15, 2019
While the Australian government turns its back on refugees, this high school opens its doorsHolroyd High School in Sydney offers a comprehensive support programme for refugee students who make up 65% of the student population.
Tess Thomas | January 8, 2019
Digging through Australia’s past for a better futureArchaeologist Maddison Miller creates space for Aboriginal voices in cultural heritage and STEM.
Malala Yousafzai | January 3, 2019
Malala shares why she wrote her newest bookIn “We Are Displaced,” I share my story of being displaced — and the stories of other girls who, just like me, were forced from their homes by conflict, poverty and discrimination.
Bianca He | January 2, 2019
The girl who represents more than half a million Palestine refugee students14-year-old Palestine refugee Aseel Soboh advocates at the U.N. General Assembly for her peers’ right to learn.
María Rendo | January 2, 2019
Displaced by Colombia’s civil war, María Ceballos Paz fights against racism and poverty to reclaim her futureMaría Ceballos Paz hasn’t been home in 20 years — she is one of 7.3 million people displaced by Colombia’s civil war.
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