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…
This Thursday, the Nobel Peace Center will open the tenth annual Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition, dedicated to the 2014 laureates Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. As per Malala's request, the exhibition will feature the school uniform she was wearing when a Taliban gunman shot her in the head.
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient, spoke on Friday about her human rights work around education and saving the minds of other women under terrorism's rule.
The Nobel Committee announced today that 17-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, exactly two years one day after the Taliban attempted to murder her for advocating for the education of Pakistani girls. She's the award's youngest ever recipient.
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 violations in…
Want to know what Nobel Peace Prize Leymah Gbowee sees as the biggest problem facing women today? This morning, I got to ask her.
For the first time since Wangari Maathai, who passed away last month, a woman has won the Nobel Peace Prize. Three women, to be exact — Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia, and Tawakul Karman of Yemen.
The Nobel Peace Prize-winning environmentalist activist Wangari Maathai died of ovarian cancer on Sunday at the age of 71. Her story is one of a woman both rewarded and reviled for her efforts to change her country and the world.
Is the surge in Afghanistan stealing the luster from President Obama's award? Arriving today in Norway, the initial controversy surrounding the Nobel Peace Prize faded as grim realities emerged about the current, fragile state of peace.
The White House may be wowed at Obama's win, but the commentary is flying fast and furious. Who's saying what, after the jump.
Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work reminding everyone about global warming, on what is ironically the COLDEST DAY EVER. Actually, to be precise, he shared the prize with the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which has funded the research of the colossal stacks of research that made most…