Malala Yousafzaï

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 22.10.2014 | 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 16.10.2014 | 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 15.10.2014 | 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 15.10.2014 | 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 12.10.2014 | 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...

Jessica Elgot

Malala Wins Nobel Peace Prize

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl targeted by the Taliban, has jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize, alongside Indian child rights campaigner Ka...

Who Should Win The Nobel Peace Prize?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK

The annual Nobel Peace Prize can be something of a crackpot affair, with the five-member selection committee given to bouts of insanity – The Europe...

Why Malala Yousafzai is the Girl we Teenagers Should Aspire to Be Like

Alix Long | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alix Long

Malala Yousafzai is not only 'The Girl who was Shot by the Taliban'. She is the girl we teenagers should aspire to be like. She is the girl who will shape our generation, and remind future ones that with the power of education, one can achieve anything and everything.

Um, Why Are Justin And Malala FaceTiming?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Justin Bieber has shared a snap of his latest FaceTime chat - but who is he talking to? Is it Kendall Jenner, who he’s apparently been romancing?...

Five Things Feminist Times Taught Me About Feminism...

Kat Lister | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kat Lister

I'm not sure about you but I'm still figuring things out as I go along - and I don't think there is any shame in that. We might not always like what we hear but we've got to respect it all the same. The power of debate is rooted in our differences and imperfections. The tide of subsequent social and political change relies as much on our ears as our mouths.

One Month on, the World Must Stand Up for Education

Tanya Barron | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK
Tanya Barron

Malala Yousafzai's shooting and the Nigerian abduction are at the same, extreme end of a spectrum of belief which sadly exists across many parts of the world; a belief that girls shouldn't have the chance to learn.

WATCH: Skoll World Forum On Social Entrepreneurship

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

Each year, nearly 1,000 of the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs, key thought leaders and strategic partners gather at the University of...

Funding a Future Generation: Where No Child Is Left Behind

Kat Pugh | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK
Kat Pugh

This week I attended the Commonwealth Observance Day service, where I was privileged to hear from Lord Coe, Tanni Grey-Thompson and Malala Yousafzai. The theme of the event centred around team as the Commonwealth builds up to the 2014 games.

All the Challenges Facing Feminism on Show at Southbank Centre's Women of the World Festival

Victoria Sadler | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

International Women's Day 2014 saw, for the fourth year, the Southbank Centre organise their spectacular and diverse WOW - Women of the World festival. And on show was the good, the bad and the ugly side of feminism today.

These Magazine Covers Reflect The True Power Of Women

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The majority of magazine covers featuring women include photoshop, cleavage or nudity. Or a combination of all three. But to celebrate Internationa...

Brogan Driscoll

Malala Yousafzai: Meet The 16-Year-Old Girl Behind The Global Education Campaigner

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite being catapulted to worldwide fame for her work campaigning for children's rights to education, Malala Yousafzai's day-to-day life remains rem...

Brogan Driscoll

Syrian Refugee Camps May Be A Breeding Ground For Terrorists, Says Malala Yousafzai

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK

Syrian refugee camps may be a breeding ground for terrorism, Malala Yousafzai has warned. The 16-year-old education campaigner, who was shot in the...

Dizzee Rascal And Jennifer Hudson Confirmed For WE Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK

Dizzee Rascal and Jennifer Hudson have been added to the star-studded list of performers at the UK's first ever WE Day. The pair will join singer E...

'Bomb Hero' Schoolboy To Have School & Stadium Named After Him

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

An heroic teenager who sacrificed his life to save his classmates from a suicide bomber will have his school and a stadium named after him, officials ...

20 Powerful Women to Watch In 2014

Kevin Mbewa Anyango | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kevin Mbewa Anyango

1. Alek Wek: Sudanese model, advocate for refugee rights. 2. Angela Merkel: President Obama can say more about her especially when America was found to be tapping her calls...

WATCH: Malala Speaks At Oxford Union

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Malala Yousafzi, 16 year-old Pakistani education activist and recent winner of the 2013 United Nations Human Rights Prize, speaks at the Oxford Union....