Outstanding Women Last Week and Always by Angela Caldin

Malala at the UN 12 July 2013 Did your eyes well up like mine when you heard Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban, speak at the UN, urging education for girls and boys alike? She was shot in the head on a school bus by Taliban gunmen because of her campaigning for girls’ rights, but, speaking on her 16th birthday, she said that efforts to silence her had failed. Her speech, to more than 500 young people from around the world, was delivered with grace, confidence and compassion. Her… Read More