Malala Day

Two Weeks on and Striking More Than One Chord: Malala - A Fearless Return to Back-to-Basics Feminism

Onjali Rauf | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Politics
Onjali Rauf

On par with the infamous speeches made by her own stated heroes, from Mahatma Gandhi to Martin Luther King, Malala voiced with all the courage and conviction of an emerging world leader the simple, harsh truths that millions of women and girls throughout the centuries have died - and continue to die - to make heard...

Malala Yusufzai Is Being Exploited by the West and Its Stooges

Sofia Ahmed | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sofia Ahmed

The sight of white men in suits applauding and gushing at Malala Yusufzai's speech at the United Nations, the media frenzy and vociferous support on social media was nauseating for me. Not because I deny Malala the right to campaign for what she does. It was more due to the sickening double-standards at play.

Education in Conflict-Torn Syria: We Are All Malala

Cat Carter | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK
Cat Carter

Today is Malala Day. Her 16th birthday. Less than a year ago she became a victim of an attack on education, when she was shot and almost fatally wounded by armed men on her way back from school. Her bravery has shone a light on the scale of the educational crisis the world still faces, as well as the struggle for a future faced by children living in areas affected by conflict. The situation in Syria typifies this struggle.

Standing With the 'Other Malalas'

Nigel Chapman | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK
Nigel Chapman

Malala's story struck a chord with millions of people - including me - and the young campaigner has become a beacon of inspiration to millions. This is an extraordinary, brave young woman who, when faced with death, refused to give up and refused to be silenced.

The Week That Was: Women's Issues

Carla Buzasi | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK
Carla Buzasi

While the debate continues over whether 2012 really was the so-called 'year of the woman' (or "year of the year of the woman" as the New York Times dubbed it, 2013 has so far been something of a mixed bag for the fairer sex. The news, uncovered on Friday, that the Church of England is to lift its ban on gay members of the clergy from becoming bishops, was undoubtedly a huge step in the right direction for the Church, but it rather showed up the fact that women still don't get the same privilege.

Hardline Islamists To Issue Fatwa On Malala, As She Is Declared An Apostate Of Islam

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

Islamic radicalists based in Britain are reportedly preparing to issue a fatwa on Malala Yousafzai. According to controversial cleric Anjem Chouda...

The Week That Was: All a Twitter

Carla Buzasi | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK
Carla Buzasi

If proof were needed that the world can be a better place when we take our modern way of communicating and channel it in the right direction, witness yesterday's 'Malala Day'.

'I Am Malala'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The president of Pakistan is to be presented with a petition with more than one million signatories, urging him to make education available to all chi...