Malala Yousafzai announces Canada scholarship — Metro News Canada

Malala Yousafzai speaks at the first We Day in London, March 7, 2014. Ben Pruchnie/Free the Children OTTAWA – Graduating students at the University of King’s College in Halifax got a surprise virtual visitor Thursday — Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen and champion of girls’ education who survived a point-blank shooting by the Taliban. Via…

Malala Yousafzai honored at Harvard — The News com Pakistan

MASSACHUSETTS: Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban has been honored as Harvard University’s humanitarian of the year. Malala, an outspoken proponent for girls’ education, was at Harvard on Friday to accept the 2013 Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award. (…) The chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize Committee, Thorbjorn Jagland, paid…

Malala wins International Children’s Peace Prize 2013 — Kids Rights Org

Archive Foto KidsRights commends her fight for right to education for girls worldwide Amsterdam, August 27, 2013 – On Friday September 6, the International Children’s Peace Prize 2013 will be presented in The Hague to Malala Yousafzai, a 16-year-old girl from Pakistan, who has risked her life in the fight for access to education for…

French honour Malala, father says Taliban lost fight – Dawn com news

PARIS: The Taliban are fighting a lost cause and must accept peace talks, the father of Malala Yousafzai said on Wednesday, accepting a key French award for the Pakistani schoolgirl shot for campaigning for girls’ education. In an impassioned speech after accepting the Simone de Beauvoir Prize for Womens’ Freedom on behalf of the 15-year-old,…

Malala: Symbolizing the right of girls to education – UNESCO News story

©Véronique de Viguerie/Getty/Afp “Stand up for Malala — Stand up for girls’ right to education!” is the rallying cry of an advocacy event, taking place at UNESCO’s Paris Headquarters on 10 December, the United Nations Human Rights Day. Organized by UNESCO and the Government of Pakistan, the event will accelerate political action to ensure every…

U.S. Diplomat Sings A Song For Malala – RFERL News and Video

“It was me coming from my heart for the girls of Pakistan,” says Shayla Cram. The moving story of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot in the head by the Taliban in October, struck such a chord with Shayla Cram that she decided to strike a few chords in return. Cram, a 29-year-old…