Meeting with leaders
We meet with heads of state and high-level officials — people with the power to shift critical resources towards education — and ask them to increase their investment in girls’ futures.
Including girls in the conversation
We believe girls should speak for themselves — that’s why we bring young education activists to high-level conferences to tell leaders what they need to learn and achieve their potential. We created Assembly, a digital publication and newsletter, as a platform for girls' voices.
We are calling on developing countries to spend 20% of their budget on education and donor countries to commit 15% of their aid to education.
We aim to grow the constituency of UN Member States that are actively advocating and investing in Education Cannot Wait, a global fund for delivering education in emergencies.
Press Release | October 9, 2018
Malala Fund’s Full Force report launches with foreword from Apple CEO Tim Cook
Update | September 26, 2018
Hiba Hamzi delivers message to heads of state at UNGA
JUNE 9, 2018
Farah Mohamed: Remarks to G7 leaders in Canada
"I am here to ask you to make a practical and strategic investment in our shared future: educating girls."
MAY 24, 2018
Student refugee calls on leaders to sign the Safe Schools Declaration
By age 17, Zaynab Abdi was a refugee of three countries. She shared her story during a UN meeting on education in conflict.
May 8, 2018
A major win for out-of-school Nigerian girls
A new law guarantees primary education for girls.
February 1, 2018
15-year-old Nigerian student asks leaders to invest in girls at the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Financing Conference in Dakar.
Report | October 2018
Full Force: Why the world works better when girls go to school
If girls don’t receive quality education there will be a shortage of educated workers — leading to major gaps in the labour market and unstable economies.
Report | July 2018
Cost of Not Educating Girls
If every girl worldwide received 12 years of free, safe, quality education, lifetime earnings for women could increase by $15 trillion to $30 trillion.
Report | June 2017
Safer, Healthier, Wealthier: How G20 investments in girls’ education improve our world
Girls' education is key to tackling global challenges.
Report | September 2017
#YesAllGirls: Education and the global refugee response
Malala Fund is calling on governments to develop a longer-term vision for refugee response.
Report | February 2016
#NotLost: Claiming Syria's future
Improving access to education for displaced and refugee children from Syria is a high priority for Malala Fund.
Report | July 2015
Beyond Basics: Making 12 Years a Reality
The poorest girls in the poorest countries often receive just three years of education.
Report | July 2015
Financing Upper Secondary Education
World leaders must invest the funds necessary to ensure all girls can achieve the goals they set for themselves.
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