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.
Recruiting female teachers and eliminating gender discrimination
Ensuring schools reach the most marginalised girls and training young women to speak out for their rights
Expanding access to free secondary school through advocacy, mentorship programmes and re-enrolment campaigns
Helping girls living under the threat of Boko Haram complete their education and campaigning for education reform
Fighting for education funding, guaranteeing 12 years of school for girls and training young women to speak out for their rights
Using technology to give girls access to classrooms and working to ease enrolment restrictions and reduce child marriage
Omolara Uthman | July 15, 2019
Every queen bleeds: normalising menstruation in EthiopiaNoble Cup founder Sara Eklund is using menstrual cups to make periods cleaner, safer and easier for girls.
Omolara Uthman | July 9, 2019
In ‘Beneath the Tamarind Tree,’ award-winning journalist Isha Sesay follows a group of kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls who made it homeRead an excerpt from a new book following the story of four Nigerian schoolgirls held captive by Boko Haram.
Emma Yee Yick | July 5, 2019
In Aurélia Durand’s artistic universe, people of colour take centre stageHow the 28-year-old French digital illustrator found her voice as an artist.
Shegufa Bayat | July 3, 2019
Striking photos show Afghan women climbing mountains and shattering normsAscend Athletics teaches leadership skills to aspiring female climbers in Afghanistan.
Aramide Akintimehin | July 3, 2019
What needs to change in the Nigerian education system19-year-old teacher Aramide Akintimehin describes the barriers preventing her students from completing their education.
Tess Thomas | July 3, 2019
Celebrate Assembly’s first year with a box of free books!We’re offering you the chance to win five of our favourite recent books.
Omolara Uthman | July 3, 2019
In ‘Walk on My Own,’ a 16-year-old filmmaker documents the history of Keur Simbara — one of the first villages in Senegal to abandon female genital cutting and child marriageA teenager shares what life is like in her Senegalese community two decides after they decided to end these practices.
Malala Yousafzai | July 3, 2019
Looking back at Assembly's first yearMalala reflects on the first year of her digital publication and newsletter for girls.
Hannah W. Orenstein | June 19, 2019
From cricket championships to choir practice, Roll Call series highlights girlhood around the worldLearn what a week is like in the lives of girls from Brazil, India, Japan, Mexico and Turkey.
Tess Thomas | June 19, 2019
Holy cow! A cattle-shaped solar power station is helping children stay in schoolSouth Korean entrepreneur Sen Chang provides parents with free electricity when they send their children to school.
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