Malala Fund

The activist visited the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya to speak out for girls' education rights.
On Friday, she joined her favorite author, Khaled Hosseini (of Kite Runner fame) at San Jose State University in Silicon Valley, for a hard hitting conversation about Islam, violence and her dream of one day becoming Prime Minister of Pakistan.
Instead of dropping hundreds of dollars on a dress to celebrate one evening, Erinne Paisley thought she'd help girls around
When schools in Liberia prepared to reopen in February after the Ebola outbreak, for example, many educators feared that
Only a third of the countries achieved the six outlined aims and UNESCO has called for an additional $22 billion a year to
“For the youngest children, this crisis is all they have ever known,” Anthony Lake, UNICEF executive director, said in a
"Pakistan without its bold and brilliant women is nothing. No bloody room for extremism in Pakistan," Razeshta Sethna, a
"Just got to FaceTime with Malala Yousafzai. She has such an incredible story. I can't wait to meet her in person and talk
The U.N. paid heed to her worlds when it unveiled on that same day the Global Education First Initiative, a project that
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.
Our stories are probably less dramatic, but no less significant. And as we recover the dreams of our own lost childhoods, we can commit ourselves to expanding the rights and restoring the dignity of every child on this planet.
The Hoshyar Foundation works to improve girls’ access to education in Pakistan and other underserved parts of South Asia
The auction house estimates the value at $60,000 to $80,000. Yeo painted Malala in Britain, where she has settled since the
The question remains, how do we encourage more men to be advocates for the women in their lives?
You have no idea where you are going, you just know you have to get your children somewhere else, somewhere they might be safe. You aren't sure if there will be food there, but there might be.
She has been accused of everything from being a 'western pawn' to her father's puppet, entirely undeserving of her international recognition. Yet, when she walks into the Oxford Union, she is met with an adoration usually reserved for a pop sensation, not a political activist.
"I will be a politician in my future," she said. "I want to change the future of my country and I want to make education
Wisely, Malala has decided to try and harness this support into a platform that delivers real solutions. For this purpose, she is now actively building the Malala Fund. Over the past few weeks, she has focused on surrounding herself with the intellect and immersing herself in the knowledge needed to build an effective and innovative organization.
Today, on her 16th birthday, Malala spoke at the UN in her first time speaking on a public platform after her shooting. Today is a moment to focus the world's attention on the 57 million children -- including 32 million girls -- who do not have access to education.