MALALA YOUSUFZAI

  • Satyarthi has fought for 30 years: President Bachpan Bachao Andolan 1 week ago

    India's Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 on Wednesday, sharing it with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. ...
  • I am those 66 million girls who are out of school, says Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai 1 week ago

    Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai received the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize sharing the prestigious award with India's Kailash Satyarthi in Oslo on Wednesday evening. The Nobel Prize is presented every year on December 10, the death anniversary of its founder Alfred Nobel. Here is the transcript to whole speech. Bismillah hir rahman...
  • Pakistan schools association observe 'I am not Malala' day November 10, 2014

    Islamabad: A network of private schools in Pakistan today observed 'I am not Malala' day to condemn Nobel laureate and teenage girls rights activist for her alleged support for controversial British novelist Salman Rushdie. Malala Yousafzai, 17, shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 in Pakistan's northwestern town of...
  • US human rights official to visit India, meet Satyarthi November 8, 2014

    Washington: A top American diplomat on human rights will travel to India next week to meet Indian Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi and announce a USD 3.2 million grant for health services to Tibetan refugees. On a week-long South Asia travel, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights...
  • Nobel for Satyarthi, Malala a tribute to Mahatma: Anna Hazare October 10, 2014

    Ralegan-Siddhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Friday welcomed the Nobel Peace Prizes to Indian social activist Kailah Satyarthi and Pakistani teenager Malala Yousufzai as "a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's ideals and traditions". "Today's children, both girls and boys are the assets of their countries. They have a right to education for...
  • Malala hopes Nobel prize will help her cause of educating children October 10, 2014

    London: Malala Yousufzai, who on Friday shared the Nobel Peace Prize with an Indian child rights activist, hoped that it will help her cause of educating girls. "We cannot express the level of our happiness in words. I just spoke to Ziauddin (Malala's father), and her mother. I also spoke to...
  • Pakistan teenage activist Malala's attackers arrested: Army September 12, 2014

    Islamabad: The 10 Taliban militants who tried to kill Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousufzai for her outspoken views on girls' education in the country's troubled northwest in 2012 have been arrested, the army announced in Friday. Malala, then 15, was shot in her head by TehreekeTaliban Pakistan (TTP) gunmen in October...
  • Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir attacked near Karachi airport April 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir, who faced threats from Taliban and other terror groups, was on Saturday shot at in Karachi by four unidentified motorcycle-borne gunmen near a bridge on way to his office. Mir, 47, sustained bullet injuries after he was shot at three times near Natha...
  • Malala Yousufzai's book launch stopped at Pakistan varsity January 28, 2014

    A ceremony to launch teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai's book at a Pakistan university has been scrapped on the KhyberPakhtunkhwa government's intervention on the grounds that it could not provide security for the event. The book 'I am Malala' was to be launched on Tuesday at the University of Peshawar. The...
  • Malala awarded United Nations Human Rights Prize December 6, 2013

    United Nations: Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012, has been awarded the 2013 UN Human Rights Prize, an honour previously given to icons like late Nelson Mandela in recognition of outstanding achievement in human rights. The prize is awarded every five years and has...
  • World View: Pakistan teenage activist Malala misses Nobel Peace Prize October 11, 2013

    The Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban last October for advocating education for girls missed the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the body overseeing Syrian chemical weapons destruction, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2013. ...
  • I hope to become Pakistan's PM one day: Malala Youzafzai October 11, 2013

    Pakistani activist Malala Youzafzai who was a prime contender for the Nobel Peace Prize 2013 said that even though she thinks she hasn't done much to win the Nobel, she does hope to be Pakistan's PM one day. ...
  • Don't sell Malala's book, warns Taliban October 11, 2013

    Islamabad: The TehreekeTaliban Pakistan has warned that those found selling 'I am Malala' the book authored by teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai will face serious action. The TTP, which has vowed to attack her again if it get a chance, claimed that she had not performed any act of...
  • Malala says it's an honour to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize October 11, 2013

    Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai who is a front runner for the Nobel Peace Prize that will be announced on Friday said that it's an honor to be nominated. "I'm really happy to be nominated and it seems like people nominated me and people from all over the world, from America,...
  • Will respond to violence with kindness, Malala Yousufzai October 10, 2013

    Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousufzai who is one of the prime contenders for the Nobel Peace Prize to be announced on Friday appeared on the US TV program 'The Daily Show' with Jon Stewart where she said that she will respond to violence with reason and kindness. ...
  • Bangladeshi student to play Malala Yousufzai in an Indian film June 1, 2013

    London: A Bangladeshi student has been confirmed for the role of Pakistani schoolgirl and activist Malala Yousufzai in a forthcoming film by Indian filmmaker Amjad Khan. Fatima Sheikh, a 16 year old from Dhaka, will take on the role of the teenage activist who was shot by the Taliban last year...
  • Pakistan elections: Malala appeals to people to vote for change May 11, 2013

    Islamabad: Malala Yousufzai, teenage rights activist who was shot in the head by the Taliban, on Saturday appealed to people to exercise their franchise, saying "one vote can change" Pakistan's future. "It's an honour for me to share some words with my sisters and brothers in my country," Malala said...
  • Vote for Pakistan, says teen activist Malala Yousufzai May 11, 2013

    Islamabad: One vote can change Pakistan's future and "it's our right", teen activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, said on Saturday, a day when ballotting took place in the country. In a letter carried by the Dawn, Malala said, "It's an honour for me...
  • Malala Yousufzai among Time magazine's 100 Most Influential April 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai has made it to the cover of 'Time' magazine. The 15yearold has made it to the list of 100 Most Influential People list this year. She is among the seven people chosen to be on separate Time covers one of whom is actor...
  • Ban KiMoon describes Malala as 'symbol of hope' April 6, 2013

    United Nations: Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousufzai has expressed hope to be a leader to serve the world during video conversation with UN Secretary General Ban Kimoon, who described the 14year old as a "symbol of hope". "I can walk. I can talk. I can do anything," Yousufzai told the...
  • Pakistan teen activist Malala returns to school in UK March 20, 2013

    Pakistan's women's rights icon Malala Yousufzai returns to school in Birmingham months after being shot by the Taliban. ...
  • Kolkata band sings for Malala, pledges to take her cause forward March 7, 2013

    Kolkata: A band in Kolkata has found inspiration in young Pakistani girl and hero Malala Yousufzai. Not only are they singing for the young Pakistani who survived the Taliban attempt on her life, they're also funding children's education projects. Bangla band Robi O Nobin, a breakaway group from the cult...
  • Malala, Colombia president among Nobel prize nominees March 5, 2013

    Oslo: A Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls' education is a wild card entry for this year's Nobel Peace prize, with the leaders of Colombia and Myanmar among likely candidates for the award. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was certain to be on...
  • Malala Yousufzai discharged from UK hospital February 8, 2013

    London: Almost four months since she was shot in the head, Pakistani teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai has been released from a UK hospital where she was being treated after being attacked by the Taliban. Yusufzai had made a good recovery from a fivehour operation she underwent on her skull...
  • Malala Yousufzai sets up fund to boost education February 4, 2013

    London: Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani teenage rights activist who was shot in her head by Taliban, made her first video statement on Monday postsurgery, saying that she was recovering. She thanked everyone for her "second life" and said that she was "getting better, day by day." "Today you can see that...
  • Malala Yousufzai has successful skull surgery in UK February 3, 2013

    London: A Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls' education has undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to reconstruct her skull and help restore lost hearing. A team of doctors carried out a fivehour operation on Saturday on 15yearold Malala Yousufzai, who was shot...
  • Pak teen activist Malala nominated for Nobel Peace Prize February 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani schoolgirlturnedicon of Taliban resistance who was shot at has been nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize. Fifteenyearold Malala was targeted for promoting girls' education. Malala was shot by TehreekeTaliban gunmen at point blank range as she travelled on a bus to school on...
  • UK: Malala Yousafzai to have skull repair surgery January 30, 2013

    London: A Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls' education is to return to a specialist hospital in Britain for surgery to reconstruct her skull. Fifteenyearold Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in October and brought to Britain for treatment, was discharged from the hospital earlier...
  • US: Congressional Gold Medal to Malala likely January 5, 2013

    Washington: A legislation to award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani peace activist who was shot in her head by Taliban, has been reintroduced in the US Congress. Introduced by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, the House Resolution (No. 60) calls to award Congressional Gold Medal to...
  • Malala Yousufzai is an inspiration for all: US January 5, 2013

    Washington: The bravery and courage of young Pakistani education activist Malala Yousufzai, is an inspiration for all, the US said on Friday lauding the teenager who is to undergo a cranial surgery in the UK. Malala, who was shot in the head by Taliban militants, was discharged temporarily from a London...