Malala


US Congress passes ‘Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act’ for Pakistani women

New York: The US Congress has passed the ‘Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act’ which will expand the number of scholarships available to Pakistani women to receive higher education under a merit and needs-based programme. Passed by the House of Representatives in March 2020, the bill was passed by the United States Senate by a voice vote on January 1. The bill now heads to the White House for US President Donald Trump to sign into law. The bill requires the US Agency for International Development to award at least 50 per cent of scholarships under a Pakistan-based higher education scholarship programme to Pakistani women, from 2020 to 2022, across a […]


Trailer released – Gul Makai: A Film on Malala Yousufzai

The trailer of Gul Makai was released on YouTube on Jan 8, 2019. It has already been viewed more than 17.9 million times. The film is based on the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. The film portrays Malala’s life before and after the brutal Taliban attack and draws attention towards the role of Malala’s family throughout her journey. The film has been directed by HE Amjad Khan and produced by Sanjay Singla. It is presented by Jayantilal Gada and Tekno Films. Actor Reem Shaikh will star as Malala. The movie also features Divya Dutta, Pankaj Tripathi, Atul […]


Nominations for Children’s Peace Prize Open

The  International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded annually to an exceptional child, whose courageous or otherwise remarkable actions have made a difference in improving children’s rights, which helps children worldwide. The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform to children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights. KidsRights feels that children should be recognized, awarded and motivated in their fierce efforts to improve their own situation and that of the children in their environment and even the world. The prize was launched by KidsRights during the 2005 World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates at the […]