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Sunday Spotlight: Malala Yousafzai

Sunday Spotlight: Malala YousafzaiSTAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- This week marked the 16th birthday celebration of Malala Yousafzai, an education activist who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban last October. Yousafzai delivered a speech at the United Nations on ...

Malala Yousafzai Grateful for ‘Second Life,’ Creates Fund for Girls’ Education

Malala Yousafzai Grateful for ‘Second Life,’ Creates Fund for Girls’ EducationQueen Elizabeth Hospital(BIRMINGHAM, England) -- Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old schoolgirl from Pakistan who was shot by the Taliban in October because she believed girls should have the right to go to school, released her first video statement foll...

Malala Yousufzai Discharged from British Hospital

Malala Yousufzai Discharged from British HospitalVeronique de Viguerie/Getty Images(BIRMINGHAM, England) -- Malala Yousufzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani girl who was targeted and shot by the Taliban last October for supporting education for girls, has been discharged from the British hospital where sh...

Girl Who Defied Taliban Makes Top 10 Most Admired List

Girl Who Defied Taliban Makes Top 10 Most Admired ListVeronique de Viguerie/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The results are in and America has spoken: Malala Yousafzai is among the top 10 most admired women of 2012.The fifteen-year-old Pakistani teenager became an international symbol after she was shot by the ...

Sister of Malala Yousufzai’s Alleged Gunman Apologizes

Sister of Malala Yousufzai’s Alleged Gunman ApologizesVeronique de Viguerie/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) -- The sister of the man accused of trying to kill a 15-year-old Pakistani school girl is speaking out.Rehana Haleem, who lives in Pakistan's Swat Valley, told CNN her brother has brought shame to their fam...

Malala Yousufzai Has Tearful Family Reunion in British Hospital

Malala Yousufzai Has Tearful Family Reunion in British HospitalUniversity Hospital Birmingham(BIRMINGHAM, England) -- Malala Yousufzai had a tearful reunion with her family Friday in a British hospital where she is recuperating from her attempted assassination by the Taliban."My daughter is my companion," her fath...

Malala Yousufzai Has Tearful Family Reunion in British Hospital

Malala Yousufzai Has Tearful Family Reunion in British HospitalUniversity Hospital Birmingham(BIRMINGHAM, England) -- Malala Yousufzai had a tearful reunion with her family Friday in a British hospital where she is recuperating from her attempted assassination by the Taliban."My daughter is my companion," her fath...

Malala Yousufzai Has Tearful Family Reunion in British Hospital

Malala Yousufzai Has Tearful Family Reunion in British HospitalUniversity Hospital Birmingham(BIRMINGHAM, England) -- Malala Yousufzai had a tearful reunion with her family Friday in a British hospital where she is recuperating from her attempted assassination by the Taliban."My daughter is my companion," her fath...

Malala Yousufzai Is Speaking, Shows No Sign of Brain Damage

Malala Yousufzai Is Speaking, Shows No Sign of Brain DamageABC News(BIRMINGHAM, England) -- The 15-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl who was nearly killed by the Taliban for being an outspoken advocate for girls' education is talking and shows no sign of brain damage, according to Pakistani officials who have been...

Pakistani Girl Shot by Taliban Communicating, Standing Up

Pakistani Girl Shot by Taliban Communicating, Standing UpABC News(BIRMINGHAM, England) -- The 15-year-old Pakistani girl, who was targeted and nearly killed by the Taliban last week for supporting education for girls, has stood up for the first time since the shooting.Dr. Dave Rosser of Queen Elizabeth Hospi...

Angelina Jolie Pens Column on Pakistani Girl Shot by Taliban

Angelina Jolie Pens Column on Pakistani Girl Shot by TalibanVeronique de Viguerie/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Actress and human rights activist Angelina Jolie was touched by the story of 14-year-old Pakistani education activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head and neck by the Taliban.  The actress ...

Malala Yousufzai Shooting: $1M Bounty Placed on Taliban Spokesman

Malala Yousufzai Shooting: $1M Bounty Placed on Taliban SpokesmanVeronique de Viguerie/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) -- While a 14-year-old Pakistani girl is responding to treatment for her gunshot wounds at a British hospital, a leading politician at home upped the ante to find those responsible for the attempted assassi...

Pakistani Girl Nearly Killed by Taliban ‘Stable’ After First Night in UK

Pakistani Girl Nearly Killed by Taliban ‘Stable’ After First Night in UKVeronique de Viguerie/Getty Images(BIRMINGHAM, England) -- The 14-year-old Pakistani girl who was targeted and nearly killed by the Taliban for supporting education for girls has made some progress after her first night in a British hospital.Malala You...

Pakistani Girl Nearly Killed by Taliban Rushed to UK for Treatment

Pakistani Girl Nearly Killed by Taliban Rushed to UK for TreatmentVeronique de Viguerie/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) -- The 14-year-old Pakistani girl who was targeted and nearly killed by the Taliban for supporting education for girls has been flown to the United Kingdom for medical treatment.Malala Yousufzai was transpo...

Pakistani Rights Activist, 14, Shot by Taliban

Pakistani Rights Activist, 14, Shot by TalibanIngram Publishing/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) -- In an attack drawing widespread condemnation, a lone Taliban gunman Tuesday approached a crowded school bus in Pakistan's once-volatile Swat region and opened fire. His target: A 14-year-old girl who'd campaig...

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