The young activist who was shot in the head by the Taliban two years ago for promoting education for girls in Pakistan became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Malala Yousafzai, now 17, and India’s Kailash Satyarthi, whose efforts to amplify young people’s rights and end the exploitation of children, were bestowed […]

Although 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai, an advocate for girls’ education and the target of a Taliban assassination attempt who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize didn’t win the award, she’s still our hero. And apparently President Obama’s also. Obama met with Malala yesterday, the same day the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Organization […]