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Pakistani girls protest naming of college after Malala

Last Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 14:40

Over 100 students of the Government Malala College for Girls in Saidu Sharif boycotted classes and tore up pictures of 15-year-old Malala.

Pakistan, UNESCO sign MoU to set up Malala fund

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 08:28

Pakistan and UNESCO have signed an agreement to establish Malala fund to support the education of girls in Pakistan and other countries.

Malala Yousafzai to make UK her permanent home?

Last Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012, 17:33

Pakistani education campaigner Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Pakistani Taliban for speaking out against the terror outfit.

November 10 to be celebrated as Malala Day: UN

Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012, 14:56

November 10, 2012 marks the 30-day anniversary of the Taliban attack on Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan.

Thousands call for Nobel peace prize for Malala Yousafzai

Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012, 14:52

Thousands of Britons have called on the government to nominate Pakistani education campaigner Malala Yousufzai.

`Malala continues to make satisfactory progress`

Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012, 09:11

Pakistani teenage rights activist Malala Yousafzai was shot in her head by the Taliban for advocating girls` education.

UN chief lauds Malala Yousufzai as `role model`

Last Updated: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 20:06

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has written a letter to the parents of Pakistani teenaged rights activist Malala Yousufzai.

Pak cleric warns against sending women to Kohistan

Last Updated: Sunday, May 06, 2012, 12:27

Maulana Abdul Haleem has warned NGOs that any woman staff sent to work in the Kohistan region will be married to local men.

Afghan schoolgirls poisoned in anti-education attack

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 22:54

Since the 2001 toppling of the Taliban, which banned education for women and girls, females have returned to schools, especially in Kabul.