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On October 9, 2012, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan was shot in the head by the Taliban. It
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was a failed attempt to silence her — and her leading voice for girls' education and the right of all children to go to school.
We established the Malala Fund on behalf of Malala and her family, working together with supporters of the cause, including the United Nations Foundation and Girl Up, and within a community of supportive organizations and individuals, to realize Malala's vision of education for all girls.
On July 12, 2013, on Malala's 16th birthday, the Malala Fund became its own independent non-governmental organization. Beespace, a nonprofit incubator, provides organizational support, and Shiza Shahid serves as executive director. Read our statement here.
Read Alyse Nelson's Oct. 11 blog about Malala's leadership at Forbes.com.
The Malala Fund supports the education and empowerment of girls in Pakistan and around the world.
Through grants and partner collaborations with civil society organizations and in