Helen Mirren and Will Smith Help Launch Big Sleep Out

Helen Mirren and Will Smith Help Launch Big Sleep Out May 17, 2019

The Co-Founder of Social Bite, the charity initiative which supports homeless and displaced people, Josh Littlejohn MBE has today revealed plans for its international Sleep Out campaign, the ’World’s Big Sleep Out’. More
Theresa May Awards Outstanding Young UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Theresa May Awards Outstanding Young UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Aug 3, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May has recognised Muzoon Almellehan, from Newcastle, for supporting children uprooted by conflict to access education. More
1000 Girls In Pakistan To Receive Education Through Big Heart Foundation And Malala Fund

1000 Girls In Pakistan To Receive Education Through Big Heart Foundation And Malala Fund Jan 24, 2018

The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a global humanitarian charity based in Sharjah, UAE, is funding the second phase of a school for girls in Pakistan in keeping with its dedication to ensuring children have access to education, enabling them to contribute to the development of their communities. More
The Unstoppable Foundation Announces Its 10th Anniversary Gala

The Unstoppable Foundation Announces Its 10th Anniversary Gala Dec 20, 2017

The Unstoppable Foundation announced today that it will host its annual Unstoppable Gala, March 24, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. More
Beyonce Lends Song To New Global Goals Campaign Film

Beyonce Lends Song To New Global Goals Campaign Film Oct 11, 2017

Beyoncé is lending her song ‘Freedom’ to a Global Goals campaign film demanding #FreedomForGirls on International Day Of The Girl. More
Malala Yousafzai Speaks About Facing Adversity

Malala Yousafzai Speaks About Facing Adversity Aug 14, 2017

In an interview for Intelligence Squared, education activist Malala Yousafzai took the stage with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to talk about Sandberg’s book Plan B, and to discuss facing adversity, building resilience and finding joy. More
Malala Visits Nigeria To Draw Attention To Education Crisis

Malala Visits Nigeria To Draw Attention To Education Crisis Jul 20, 2017

During her visit to Nigeria, education activist Malala Yousafzai met this week with girls displaced by the Boko Haram crisis. More
Malala Yousafzai Speaks Up For Iraq's Displaced Children

Malala Yousafzai Speaks Up For Iraq's Displaced Children Jul 14, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai made her first visit to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq last week, where she called for world leaders to invest in education for children in conflict stricken countries. More
Malala's Last Day Of School

Malala's Last Day Of School Jul 11, 2017

Malala Yousafzai graduated from secondary school last week, and blogged about the experience. More
Malala Yousafzai Accepts An Honorary Canadian Citizenship

Malala Yousafzai Accepts An Honorary Canadian Citizenship May 4, 2017

In her second attempt, activist Malala Yousafzai was successful in coming to Canada’s capital to accept an honorary citizenship. More
Malala Yousafzai Designated Youngest-Ever UN Messenger Of Peace

Malala Yousafzai Designated Youngest-Ever UN Messenger Of Peace Apr 13, 2017

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today designated children’s rights activist and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education. More
Wiz Khalifa To Perform At 2016 PoP Gala

Wiz Khalifa To Perform At 2016 PoP Gala Sep 28, 2016

Pencils of Promise (PoP) a global education non-profit, announced today that Grammy-nominated artist, Wiz Khalifa will be joining musical performers Nico & Vinz, as the 2016 PoP Gala headline performer on Wednesday October 26, 2016 at Cipriani Wall Street. More
A Girl In The River: The Price of Forgiveness

A Girl In The River: The Price of Forgiveness Feb 24, 2016

Ed Martin, CEO of GoodXChange, has filed this report about A Girl In The River: The Price of Forgiveness, a fantastic Oscar-nominated film that is touching the lives of people around the world. More
Shakira And Angélique Kidjo Support A New Development Era For Children

Shakira And Angélique Kidjo Support A New Development Era For Children Sep 28, 2015

Shakira and Angélique Kidjo celebrated the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals last week with powerful performances before an audience at the United Nations General Assembly that included over 130 heads of state and government. More
Malala Yousafzai Speaks At UN Sustainable Development Summit

Malala Yousafzai Speaks At UN Sustainable Development Summit Sep 28, 2015

Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly alongside 193 youth representatives from the Organization’s 193 Member States, Pakistani education advocate Malala Yousafzai last week asked world leaders to promise that every child will have the right to safe, free and quality primary and secondary education. More
More Big Names Join Global Citizen Festival

More Big Names Join Global Citizen Festival Sep 22, 2015

Over a dozen world leaders and prominent activists have announced their on-stage participation in the 2015 Global Citizen Festival. More
Malala Opens School For Girl Refugees

Malala Opens School For Girl Refugees Jul 15, 2015

Human Rights Activist and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai has marked her 18th birthday with a renewed commitment to refugees and education by inaugurating a school for more than 200 Syrian girls living in refugee camps in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. More
Malala Visits Syrian Refugees

Malala Visits Syrian Refugees Jul 14, 2015

The international community must urgently increase education funding for Syrian refugees to avoid a lost generation resulting from the country’s civil war, education activist Malala Yousafzai said on Monday (July 13). More
Malala Chooses Books Not Bullets On Her 18th Birthday

Malala Chooses Books Not Bullets On Her 18th Birthday Jul 13, 2015

Malala Yousafzai turned 18-years-old yesterday, and celebrated by getting people around the world to call for education for everyone. More
One Direction Launches Action/1D Manifesto

One Direction Launches Action/1D Manifesto Jul 8, 2015

One Direction has today launched the action/1D manifesto for the future asking their fanbase of millions to describe the kind of world they want to live in by sharing powerful and emotive pieces of creative content, including film and photos using the #action1D hashtag on their social media channels. More
Malala Yousafzai Helps UN Celebrate In San Francisco

Malala Yousafzai Helps UN Celebrate In San Francisco Jul 1, 2015

Bringing the idea of the United Nations to life required huge leaps of statecraft to bridge differences, declared Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday in San Francisco, commemorating the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Charter, which he said “symbolizes the hope and aspirations that we can bring the world as it is a little closer to the world as it should be.” More
Stars Back Massive Action2015 Campaign

Stars Back Massive Action2015 Campaign Jan 19, 2015

A number of stars are backing Action2015, a huge campaign launched to make 2015 a huge breakthrough moment for people and planet. More
Malala Yousafzai Attends Save The Children Peace Prize Party

Malala Yousafzai Attends Save The Children Peace Prize Party Dec 11, 2014

In Oslo yesterday, where the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded, Save the Children held its 18th annual Peace Prize party for 6,000 school children on an outdoor stage. More
Malala Yousafzai Makes Donation For Reconstruction Of Gaza Schools

Malala Yousafzai Makes Donation For Reconstruction Of Gaza Schools Oct 30, 2014

As the United Nations ramps up its reconstruction efforts of war-ravaged Gaza, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai has announced a contribution of $50,000 to help with the rebuilding of UN schools heavily damaged during the recent fighting in the enclave. More
Malala Yousafzai Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai Awarded Nobel Peace Prize Oct 12, 2014

The United Nations has lauded the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to two human rights activists, saying the winners had received well-deserved recognition for championing children’s rights around the world. More
UN Launches 500 Days Of Action To Build A Better World

UN Launches 500 Days Of Action To Build A Better World Aug 19, 2014

With Malala Yousafzai by his side, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday marked 500 days of action until the deadline to reach the Millennium Development Goals, known worldwide as the “MDGs.” More
Malala Yousafzai To Speak At Forbes' Under 30 Summit

Malala Yousafzai To Speak At Forbes' Under 30 Summit Jul 31, 2014

Forbes Media announced today new participants for the first-ever Under 30 Summit, which will bring together more than 1,000 young entrepreneurs and game changers from around the world. More
Bono And Malala Yousafzai Mark Nelson Mandela Day

Bono And Malala Yousafzai Mark Nelson Mandela Day Jul 21, 2014

Friday was Nelson Mandela Day, and to mark the occasion, Desmond Tutu, Bono, Malala Yousafzai, Graca Machel, Muhammed Yunus and Mo Ibrahim have written a powerful letter to world leaders to make 2015 a transformative year in the fight against poverty, inequality and climate change. More
UN Envoy Meets With Malala Yousafzai In Nigeria

UN Envoy Meets With Malala Yousafzai In Nigeria Jul 17, 2014

More than 90 days after hundreds of schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram rebels in north-eastern Nigeria, a United Nations envoy for the region got a first-hand account of the efforts underway to rescue the students and to fight terrorism in the region, and met with education activist Malala Yousafzai, who was spending her birthday in Nigeria to show solidarity with the girls and their families. More
Stars Support UNHCR's World Refugee Day Message

Stars Support UNHCR's World Refugee Day Message Jun 24, 2014

More than 40 high profile UNHCR supporters rallied over the past week to spread awareness around the globe about World Refugee Day and the plight of the forcibly displaced. More