Malala, Satyarthi receive Nobel Peace Prize

Dec 11, 2014

Malala, Satyarthi receive Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India received the Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday for risking their lives to help protect children from slavery, extremism and forced labor at great risk to their own lives. The 17-year-old Malala, the youngest-ever Nobel winner, ...

Translator moved to action by Malala

| Nov 21, 2014

Translator moved to action by Malala

Malala Yousafzai, who at 17 became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, has influenced countless people all over the world as an activist for female education. One of those is Yoshiko Nishida. The translator of Malala’s memoir “I am Malala: The Story ...

Malala awarded 'Children's Nobel' prize in Sweden

Oct 30, 2014

Malala awarded 'Children's Nobel' prize in Sweden

Children’s rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Wednesday received the World’s Children’s Prize 2014 in Sweden, after winning a global vote involving millions of children. The awards organization cited the 17-year-old Pakistani girl for “her courageous and dangerous fight for ...

Taliban survivor Malala meets five girls who fled Boko Haram

Jul 14, 2014

Taliban survivor Malala meets five girls who fled Boko Haram

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, held meetings Sunday in the Nigerian capital Abuja with some parents of the over 200 girls abducted in northern Nigeria and leaders of a group campaigning for their release. She ...

Dec 3, 2013

Malala's fight for girls' education

The award of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to the 16-year-old Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai is welcome, as it will promote schooling for the huge number of children worldwide who are deprived of education opportunities.

Schoolgirls pray Malala wins Nobel

| Oct 7, 2013

Schoolgirls pray Malala wins Nobel

In Malala Yousafzai’s hometown in Pakistan, school friends hope to see her win the Nobel Peace Prize this week — but they dream in secret, under pressure from a society deeply ambivalent about the teenage activist. Malala, who survived being shot by the Taliban ...

Malala returns to school in Britain

Mar 21, 2013

Malala returns to school in Britain

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai returned to school Tuesday for the first time since October, when she was shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education. The 15-year-old said she had “achieved her dream” and was looking forward to meeting new ...