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 | February 20, 2019
Two illustrators show there is no typical — or right — way to be a girlStudent illustrators Ellie Lee and Tara Anand created “I Am Like Other Girls,” an Instagram project that fostered solidarity amongst young women.
İlayda Eskitaşçıoğlu | February 20, 2019
Shedding the stigma around Turkish women and menstruationThousands of seasonal agricultural workers in Turkey don’t have access to clean sanitary products. I’m fighting to change that.
Bhumika Regmi | February 20, 2019
From the south end of São Paulo to the halls of the National Congress: Meet one of Brazil's youngest elected officialsOne of Brazil’s youngest elected officials has a message for girls: “these places are for us, too.”
Maliha Abidi | February 11, 2019
From mountaineers to astrophysicists, meet 50 extraordinary women from PakistanMaliha Abidi writes and illustrates a new book celebrating the accomplishments of Pakistani women.
Malala Yousafzai | January 24, 2019
Malala's #10YearChallenge“…I looked at the building as if I would not come here again.”
Tess Thomas | January 23, 2019
56 penpals, 32 countries: Sana Khader is learning about the world through letters“My letters and postcards are my way of traveling the world,” explains 23-year-old Sana Khader from India.
Janine Shum | January 16, 2019
My journey to finding a poemSingaporean student shares the creative process behind writing the poem that won her The Queen’s Commonwealth essay competition.
Tess Thomas | January 16, 2019
Standing tall: Q&A with trailblazing structural engineer Roma AgrawalRoma builds some of the tallest buildings in the world, now she's working on tearing down gender bias in engineering.
Tess Thomas | January 15, 2019
While the Australian government turns its back on refugees, this high school opens its doorsHolroyd High School in Sydney offers a comprehensive support programme for refugee students who make up 65% of the student population.
Tess Thomas | January 8, 2019
Digging through Australia’s past for a better futureArchaeologist Maddison Miller creates space for Aboriginal voices in cultural heritage and STEM.
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