“I believe we will see
every girl in school in
my lifetime.”

Malala’s story

Learn how Malala began her fight for girls — from an education activist in Pakistan to the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate — and how she continues her campaign through Malala Fund.

Read Malala's Story

Where we work

Malala Fund’s Gulmakai Network supports the work of education champions in developing countries — and helps bolster girls’ secondary education around the world.

Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Recruiting female teachers and eliminating gender discrimination

Brazil

Brazil

Ensuring schools reach the most marginalised girls and training young women to speak out for their rights

India

India

Expanding access to free secondary school through advocacy, mentorship programmes and re-enrolment campaigns

Nigeria

Nigeria

Helping girls living under the threat of Boko Haram complete their education and campaigning for education reform

Pakistan

Pakistan

Fighting for education funding, guaranteeing 12 years of school for girls and training young women to speak out for their rights

Syria region

Syria region

Using technology to give girls access to classrooms and working to ease enrolment restrictions and reduce child marriage

“We need to encourage girls that their voice matters. I think there are hundreds and thousands of Malalas out there.”

— Malala

Assembly

Assembly is our digital publication and newsletter for girls and young women to share their thoughts, challenges and accomplishments — and for all of us to learn about this new generation of leaders.

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