Malala Yousafzaï

#HerVoice Panel Lead Debate on Gender-Based Violence

Tristen Lee | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK
Tristen Lee

Earlier this month, Snehalaya UK joined forces with British journalist and campaigner Jenn Selby to launch #HerVoice: an initiative which aims to ab...

Malala Yousafzai Says Emma Watson Made Her Decide She's A Feminist

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Malala Yousafzai became a household name when she was shot in the head for speaking out about the Taliban's suppression of education for women. But...

Malala Will Probably Choose Stanford Over Oxford Because It's Sunnier In California

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

When you could pretty much go to university in the world and you're struggling to decide which one to choose, sometimes it can only come down to one t...

Malala Totally Bossed Her GCSEs

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Not satisfied with winning a Nobel peace prize, speaking with leaders around the world and campaigning tirelessly for girls' right to an education, Ma...

15 Inspirational Women From Time's Top 100 List

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The official list of Time magazine's top 100 influential people has been revealed. And we're pleased to see 34 truly amazing women featured in the...

10 Quotes That Will Make Sure We Never Forget To #BringBackOurGirls

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK

A year ago today, 219 schoolgirls were kidnapped from their school in Chibok, in the north-east of Nigeria. The girls were taken by Islamist milita...

Suppression of Women, Culture or Faith?

Meliha Hayat | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK
Meliha Hayat

Independent Muslim women have achieved great milestones throughout history and continue to break social barriers by using their beliefs as a source of empowerment.

Malala Isn't Happy With Politicians' Efforts To Save Nigerian Schoolgirls...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK

The efforts to save hundreds of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls are "weak" because their parents are not "politically or financially powerful", Nobel p...

Angelina Jolie Voted Most Admired Woman In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Actress, director, mother, philanthropist and UNHCR special envoy for refugees, Angelina Jolie, has been named the most admired woman in the world. ...

Vocal Heroes: The Year for Women in Leadership

Neela Bettridge | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK
Neela Bettridge

The past year has been one of extremes when it comes to women in leadership. We've had some 'vocal heroes' -- most notably Malala Yousafzai, but also Emma Watson promoting the He for She campaign

Peshawar Killers Must Be Brought to Justice

Kamran Hussain | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK
Kamran Hussain

The massacre of 142 people of which 132 were Pakistani children is absolutely inhumane. Many more are critically injured and we can expect to see the death toll rise. The devastation caused by the Taliban in Peshawar to the families of the victims is unimaginable.

How Education Has Become a Victim in Pakistan's War on Terror

Meliha Hayat | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK
Meliha Hayat

If different decisions had been made in Pakistan's history, this may have been possible but for now the future of good education in Pakistan remains bleak, if the leaders of this country invested more in the their education sector then perhaps the Taliban wouldn't have been able to recruit so many young men into their initiative.

Tragic List Of Children Killed In Peshawar School Massacre Emerges

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK

WARNING: THIS REPORT CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT, READER DISCRETION IS ADVISED A harrowing list of children killed in the Peshawar school massacre ha...

Taliban Gunmen Kill More Than 100 At Pakistani Military School

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK


Malala's Nobel Prize Ceremony Just Took A Turn For The Kanye...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK

Activist Malala Yousafzai was awarded her Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway on Wednesday. The 17-year-old Taliban attack survivor is the yo...

Celebrating All The Women Who've Ever Won A Nobel Prize

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As Malala Yousafzai prepared to formally receive her Nobel Peace Prize, the gender gap in the Nobel sphere was on our minds once more. The 2014 No...

Pakistan Schools Celebrate 'Anti-Malala Day'

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK

A organisation representing private schools in Pakistan held an "I am not Malala" day on Monday, condemning the schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai for what i...

Paloma Faith Interview - Exclusive Footage From the Barbican, and Details About the Special Edition of 'A Perfect Contradiction'

Sophie Eggleton | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sophie Eggleton

I am really spoiling you today. To coincide with the release of the stunning footage from her performance at The Barbican, and news of the November release of a special edition of her platinum selling album, I've had a chat with the charming riddle that is Paloma Faith.

Only Children and Peace Can Change the World

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

In a world that's ever engaged in plotting cross-border terrorism, loading its guns and aiming missiles across countries peace does not stand a chance. In fact, often you wonder about the probability of nations being friends with each other, all through this mayhem.

It's Time to 'Walk the Walk' for Girls' Rights

Tanya Barron | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK
Tanya Barron

Growing numbers of people are becoming aware - and becoming angry - of injustices that are based simply on sex, both in the UK and worldwide. Along with high profile celebrity interventions, social media campaigns driven by young people are bringing these issues to the fore, while on issues such as Female Genital Mutilation, taboos that have long remained intact are being broken. Girls' and women's rights are on the radar of politicians, too.

The Secret of Success Which Explains Why the Cleverest Country in Europe Doesn't Win Nobel Prizes

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Tech
Dr Raj Persaud

The young Afghan Malala Yousafzai's winning of the Nobel Peace Prize last week gained worldwide attention, while John O'Keefe's Nobel Prize for Physiology/Medicine was a particular source of national pride in the UK.

Two People Were Awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, but the Internet Is Only Buzzing Over One of Them

Priyanka Mogul | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK
Priyanka Mogul

Despite the announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to two people this year, the Internet still seems to be solely focused on Malala's achievement, whilst almost completely ignoring the fact that Kailash has done a lot of impressive work himself (evidently so, if he's been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for it).

Congratulations Malaria! Supermodel's Autocorrect Fail

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK

Naomi Campbell meant it as a sweet gesture, and it can probably be blamed on the iPhone's autocorrect, so we probably shouldn't be too harsh. But ...

We Wouldn't Expect Malala To Celebrate Winning A Nobel Prize Any Other Way

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

Education campaigner Malala Yousafzai has become the youngest person to win a Nobel prize - and found out in a chemistry lesson at her school in Birmi...

7 Quotes That Show Malala Is Wise Beyond Her 17 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Malala Yousafzai has been jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, alongside Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi. Malala, the 17-year-ol...