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
Tess Thomas | September 16, 2019
The write side of history: Why a physicist set out to fix Wikipedia’s lack of entries on womenContribute your own entries and edits as part of Dr. Jess Wade’s project.
Sheilah Sheldone | September 4, 2019
Kenyan painting prodigy captures the beauty of her country10-year-old Sheilah Sheldone shares some of her favourite paintings and the inspiration behind them.
Omolara Uthman | September 4, 2019
Madagascar's first female Olympic skier is taking the sport to new altitudesFrom Antananarivo to the 2018 Winter Olympics, 17-year-old Mialitiana Clerc has made history on the slopes.
Maria Rendo | August 29, 2019
Girls in Guatemala challenge traditions of child marriageActivist Joseline Velásquez Morales helps students advocate for legislation against child marriage and for sexual and reproductive health education.
Bawi Par | August 15, 2019
A week in the life of a Burmese refugeeIt’s a big week for Bawi — follow the 18-year-old as she prepares to graduate high school and give her valedictorian speech.
Karina Popovich | August 15, 2019
3D printing is revolutionizing our world, but not enough students have access to this game-changing technologyMy app, Proto, helps connect educators, students and facilities with underutilized 3D printers so more people can learn how to use them.
Emma Yee Yick | July 31, 2019
Assembly readers in actionGirls from 13 countries share photos of their favourite activities and tell us why they love them.
Taylor Royle | July 31, 2019
Award-winning photographer Malin Fezehai captures Malala's travels around the world"I try to photograph every refugee like they’re the president of their country."
Bhumika Regmi | July 22, 2019
Two years since emerging on the international stage, Afghanistan’s first all-girls robotics team continues to spread hope in their country“We didn’t want the story of robotics to finish with our team. We wanted other girls to be here, to work in this field,” says 16-year-old Fatemah, Afghan Dreamers’ captain.
McKinley Tretler | July 18, 2019
Snaps from Ethiopia — a week with Malala in Addis AbabaA photo essay from Malala Yousafzai’s recent trip to learn from girls and local education advocates.
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