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
Hannah W. Orenstein | June 5, 2019
At Tokyo University of Science, students research how humans can live in spaceLed by Japan’s first female astronaut, the team of scientists at Space Colony Research Lab is preparing for life on a new planet.
Saraí López | June 5, 2019
Universities in Mexico are failing to keep their students safe19-year-old Saraí López describes the threats many students experience on university campuses.
Saba Khalid | May 15, 2019
How artificial intelligence is changing the way girls in Pakistan discuss reproductive healthSaba Khalid writes about creating a chatbot to answer girls’ questions on typically taboo health topics in Pakistan.
Lusi | May 10, 2019
A week in the life of a 16-year-old cricket player from IndiaLusi describes speaking at the U.K. parliament and competing in the Street Child Cricket World Cup.
Emma Yee Yick | May 1, 2019
Melodies of resistance in Guatemala: the Kaqchikel artist speaking out through songIndigenous singer-songwriter Sara Curruchich may be the first Kaqchikel woman to make it big in the music industry, but she vows to make sure she’s not the last.
Tess Thomas | April 29, 2019
For these Colombian soccer players, equality is the goalMelissa Ortiz and Isabella Echeverri fight against discrimination on the Colombian women’s national team.
Hannah W. Orenstein | April 23, 2019
Meet the women behind Malala Fund's Full Force videoThis team of student animators from around the world were the visual forces behind the “Girls have the power” video.
Tess Thomas | April 17, 2019
Meet Shoushi Bakarian: engineering student, aerospace inventor and Syrian refugeeHow the “refugee STEMinist” discovered her love of aerospace engineering.
Camila Codina | April 11, 2019
Five things I wish I had known when I started programming17-year-old Argentine student and coding mentor Camila Codina shares what you need to know to break into the field.
Hannah W. Orenstein | April 4, 2019
Pioneering sushi chef Yuki Chizui is cutting away at Japan’s patriarchy, one sashimi at a timeFinding great sushi in Japan is easy — but a great female sushi chef? They’re as rare as the fish they serve.
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