Malala to be UN’s ‘Messenger of Peace’

Malala to be UN’s ‘Messenger of Peace’

Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is set to become the United Nations’ youngest-ever “Messenger of Peace”, the international body’s chief has announced.   Yousafzai, 19, will be honoured by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres during a ceremony at the UN headquarters in New York on April 10.   She will help promote […]

Malala receives offer to study at UK university

Malala receives offer to study at UK university

London, March 12 (IANS) Nobel Peace Prize winner and education activist Malala Yousafzai has received an offer to study at a British university after applying to Oxford.   Yousafzai made the announcement at an education conference in Birmingham. She said she received an offer, conditional of achieving three As in her A-Levels, to study Politics, […]

Malala seeks to raise $1.4 bln to educate Syrian refugees

Malala seeks to raise $1.4 bln to educate Syrian refugees

LONDON, February 1 (Reuters) – Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai will seek to inspire world leaders at a conference in London on Thursday to commit $1.4 billion this year to give Syrian refugee children access to education, she told Reuters on Sunday.   Heads of state and government and ministers from countries around the world will […]

Malala, David Beckham to leaders at U.N. – don’t forget children

Malala, David Beckham to leaders at U.N. – don’t forget children

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai will ask world leaders on Friday to ensure that every child in the world gets a quality free 12-year education, while former soccer star David Beckham made a plea at the United Nations for children to be put first. [google_ad_728_90_text] Malala, who was shot on […]

Family jokes and school struggles, film shows private side of Malala

Family jokes and school struggles, film shows private side of Malala

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Most people know Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban in 2012 for demanding girls’ right to education, but few have heard of the 19th century Afghan heroine she was named after.   According to Pashtun tradition, Malalai of Maiwand spurred her countrymen to […]