She has won the European Union's prestigious human rights award and was one of the favorites to win the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, but in her native Swat valley, friends and neighbors reacted with a mixture of resentment, fear and jealousy.
In an impoverished region where violence is part of daily life, some of Malala's neighbours were simply afraid. Some appeared
Once she decided she could not respond with violence, Yousafzai thought about what she would say to a terrorist. Jon Stewart
Despite Yousafzai's high-profile efforts, she is still a target, according to Shahidullah Shahid, who represents the Pakistani
Channel 4 News sees a copy of a letter sent to Malala Yousufzai from a senior Taliban commander berating her "smear campaign
31 million girls worldwide are out of school. Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old indefatigable advocate who was shot in the
Education is relatively inexpensive in the developing world, and fosters citizens who can contribute to their local economy, raise healthy families and ensure a safer, less militant society.
When Malala Yousafzai was targeted and shot by the Taliban simply for wanting to go to school, the whole world of education was changed forever. So long as there are children denied the chance of school, Malala will be the standard bearer for their rights.