US’s forward Megan Rapinoe (L) celebrates her goal with teammates Alex Morgan (C) and McCall Zerboni during the Tournament of Nations women’s football match between Brazil and the US in Bridgeview, Illinois. Photograph: Jim Young/AFP/Getty Images

When the US national team took on England in the SheBelieves Cup in Nashville earlier this month, every player in the squad wore the names of women wh(...)

Photographs: Netflix

Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall From April 5th Choreographer, singer, YouTuber, drag queen, actor, dancer, director, semi-finalist in Amer(...)

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressing the media after a meeting with Pakistani prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during her visit to Islamabad on Thursday. Photograph: AFP/ Pakistan Television Corporation

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai broke down in tears during an emotional return to her native Pakistan on Thursday, six years after she was (...)

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar clamor for bamboo polls and tarpaulins to build homes at a new makeshift-camp near Kutupalong, Bangladesh, on September 3rd. Photograph: Adam Dean/New York Times

A military crackdown against the Rohingya ethnic group has driven hundreds of thousands of men, women and children from their homes in Myanmar. The Ro(...)

Rohingya refugees carry their belongings as they arrive in  Bangladesh. Photograph: Abir Abdullah/EPA

Myanmar’s treatment of its Muslim Rohingya minority appears to be a “textbook example” of ethnic cleansing, the top UN human rights official has said.(...)

Earlier this year Yousafzai revealed she had received an offer from Oxford, which was conditional on grades. File photograph: Samad Jewel/Getty Images

Five years ago, the Taliban shot Malala Yousafzai in the head for advocating the right of girls to be educated. Now she has won a place at Lady Margar(...)

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Activist Malala Yousafzai has thanked people for welcoming her to Twitter, and joked she is glad she waited until after finishing exams to join the so(...)

Myanmar’s foreign minister,  Aung San Suu Kyi: there is renewed international criticism that her government has done too little to help the Rohingya. Photograph: Wong Maye-E/AP

More than a dozen Nobel laureates including Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Malala Yousafzai urged the UN Security Council on Thursday to end “ethnic clea(...)

Pope Francis at the UN: ‘A selfish and boundless thirst for power and material prosperity leads both to the misuse of available natural resources and to the exclusion of the weak and disadvantaged.’ Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Pope Francis on Friday condemned the craving for material gain and power, telling an annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations that gree(...)

“Thirty years (to the day) since Live Aid and its model of celebrities backing global campaigns, the approach seems alive and well.”... Photograph:  Terry Thorp

Celebrities seem super-busy backing big causes this summer: One Direction is backing Action/2015, Chris Martin and Ed Sheeran are lining up for the Gl(...)

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