Tag Archives: July 12

Update: Malala Yousafzai Awarded “International Campaigner of the Year” in The Observerʻs 2013 Ethical Awards

Yousafzai has earned another public honor this week, “International Campaigner of the Year,” courtesy of the British newspaper, The Observer. They report: She has recently launched the Malala Fund, with the support of Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie, who pledged $200,000 to the charity. The first grant of $45,000 was given to an unnamed organisation in […]

Update: Malala Yousafzai will give NY address on Malala Day

Yousafzai’s  first public address will be given on Malala Day – her 16th birthday – on July 12 in New York. According to the Nation, “UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown announced on Friday that Malala is determined to continue campaigning for girls’ education and will speak to a specially convened meeting of […]