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INTERVIEW: In fighting for girls’ education, UN advocate Malala Yousafzai finds her purpose

Nobel Laureate and UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai sits down for an interview with UN News during the high-level session of the General Assembly. UN Photo/Mark Garten 5 October 2017 – More than 260 million children, adolescents and youth are out of school around the world, according to the United Nations. Despite some progress in achieving gender equality in ... Read More »

Malala Yousafzai was shot today: Here’s all you need to know about the women’s education activist

Four years ago, on this day Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban. The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner has since then come a long way in advocating Human Rights, specially education for women. Here are few things about Malala that you should know: 1. Born in 1997 in Pakistan, Malala became an activist for women’s education ... Read More »