08:24 PM EDT 12/17/2014
Originally posted 12/16/2014 04:00PM
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has condemned the Taliban for their "cowardly" attack in Pakistan.
Originally posted 11/05/2014 07:30AM
Salma Hayek has dedicated herself to empowering women, but when it comes to empowering her 7-year-old daughter, Valentina, the actress and activist says she avoids a heavy-handed approach.
Originally posted 10/12/2014 08:00PM
This weekend, some stars celebrated their baby joy, while others gave moving tributes to those who've impacted their lives. From Channing Tatum's marriage confession to Blake Lively's Preserve-worthy shower, here's the news you might have missed:
Originally posted 10/11/2014 02:20PM
On the day Malala Yousafzai made history by becoming the youngest-ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Reese Witherspoon celebrated the activist's work while accepting an award for her own philanthropic efforts with the Malala Fund.
Originally posted 10/10/2014 07:20AM
Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work for children's rights.
Originally posted 03/07/2014 10:00AM
Class was in session Friday, when a dressed-down Prince Harry gave a speech in front of 12,000 schoolkids – whose cheers he earned when he confessed to being "incredibly nervous" to stand before them all.
Originally posted 11/12/2013 12:25PM
Lady Gaga was both grateful to Glamour and critical of the magazine while being honored Monday night at its Women of the Year awards in New York.
Her complaint? That the photo of her on Glamour's December cover is simply "too beautiful."
In fact, the pop star, 27, said she shouldn't have been the cover in the first place.
Originally posted 11/12/2013 12:20PM
At just 16, she has experienced enough pain and struggle to fill a lifetime. Yet she remains defiant – and above all, fearless.
On Monday, before a rapt and adoring audience at Glamour's Women of the Year awards in New York, Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai shared her dream for a better world for children through education – preaching bravery against the forces of oppression that just a year ago tried to murder her.
"We must not be afraid of anything. We must not be afraid of anything!" Yousafzai said. "I believe that a gun has no power at all. Because a gun can only take life. But a pen can save lives."
Originally posted 10/11/2013 07:15AM
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons – and not, as had been widely believed, Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban last October for advocating education for girls – won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for working to eliminate the scourge that has haunted generations from World War I to the battlefields of Syria.
The OPCW had not figured prominently in this year's Nobel speculation. As for Yousafzai, "She is an outstanding woman and I think she has a bright future and she will probably be a nominee next year or the year after that," Jagland, the committee chairman, told the Associated Press.
He declined to comment on whether she had been considered for this year's award.
Originally posted 10/09/2013 01:00PM
Oct. 9, 2012, was the end of another school day for Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai as she sat on her bus in her hometown of Mingora in Pakistan's Swat Valley.
But within minutes, one Taliban gunman stopped the vehicle while another climbed aboard and shot her in the head. The reason: She was an outspoken advocate for girls' education.
"My world has changed so much," the 16-year-old, whose new memoir I Am Malala was published Tuesday, tells PEOPLE. "But I have not."
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