Malala Yousafzai Accepts Her Nobel Peace Prize

On Wednesday, Malala Yousafzai, fierce advocate of female education, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize alongside co-recipient Kailash Satyarthi. At age 17, she is the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. She also had a day named after her (July 14, 2014), she has written a memoir, and has a huge list of… » 12/10/14 11:30am 12/10/14 11:30am

Glamour Mag Names Malala Yousafzai a Woman of the Year

Glamour magazine usually waits until December to announce their 12 Women of the Year, but Editor-in-Chief Cindi Lieve decided to use the buzz surrounding Nobel Peace Prize non-winner Malala Yousafzai to announce ahead of time that she's one of 2013's Glamour Women of the Year. That means that the Malala Fund will get… » 10/11/13 2:50pm 10/11/13 2:50pm

Malala Yousafzai and the Nobel Peace Prize She Didn't Win

Malala Yousafzai did not win the Nobel Peace Prize this week. That honor went to "the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons," a group whose work the nominating committee found particularly relevant given the recent human rights… » 10/11/13 10:25am 10/11/13 10:25am

Taliban Says It Would Definitely Try to Kill Malala Yousafzai Again

Taliban leaders claim that they didn't actually shoot Malala Yousafzai in the head because of her determination to get an education—they did it because she was making "a jokes" out of Islam. (I don't really get the point of that distinction, nor does it seem particularly sincere, but okey dokey.) And, they say, they'd… » 10/07/13 10:00am 10/07/13 10:00am

In Her First Video Statement, Malala Yousufzai Vows to Keep Fighting

Malala Yousufzai, the 15-year-old girl who just a few days ago had a titanium plate put in her skull as a result of being shot by the Taliban back in October, has released her first video statement — which was recorded on January 22 — via a PR firm a mere couple of hours after Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital… » 2/04/13 10:25am 2/04/13 10:25am