Malala Yousafzai giving a speech after she received the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience award for 2013 at a ceremony in the Mansion House Dublin last month. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenage activist shot in the head by the Taliban last year for campaigning for better rights for girls, has won the Eu(...)

Exceptional: Malala Yousafzai in Dublin this week. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

‘OMG!” one teenager shrieks. “She is amaaazing! I want to be like her!” “She is just gorgeous isn’t she?” says her young red-haired friend. “I wanted (...)

Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl shot and almost killed by the Taliban for campaigning for female equality and education for girls, received an Amnest(...)

The 16-year-old  accepted the prize ‘on behalf of all the children all over the world who are trying to go to school’. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt last year, has been honoured with the Children’s Peace Prize for h(...)

Malala Yousafzai: was shot at point-blank range in the head and neck by Taliban gunmen in Pakistan. She was awarded an honour last night by schoolchildren in Tipperary.  Photograph: Press 22/PA

The young woman who would not be silenced walked into the Ballykisteen Hotel in Co Tipperary to loud applause and a standing ovation last night. Malal(...)

Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani advocate for girls education who was shot in the head by the Taliban, speaks at the United Nations  Youth Assembly in New York today. The United Nations has declared July 12th ‘Malala Day’. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

A Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban for championing the rights to women’s education has told the United Nations there are “thousands” across th(...)

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