Malala Yousafzai Current Affairs, GK & News
The United States recently passed the Malala Yousafzai Act for Pakistani Women. What are the Key Features of the Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act? The Act requires the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to award at least 50% of scholarship to Pakistani women between 2020 and 2022. It requires the USAID to leverage investments ..
On July 12, the United Nations observed Malala Day in order to honour the rights of women and children all over the world. Malala is a Pakistani activist. Highlights Every year, United Nations celebrates Malala Day on the birth anniversary of Malala Yousafzai. About Malala Malala was shot in the head by the Taliban gunman ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
The 16-year old climate activist, Greta Thunberg of Sweden won Amnesty International’s ‘Ambassador of Conscience’ Award 2019 for mobilising world public opinion global warming. About Greta Thunberg She is a Swedish teenage climate activist and a fierce campaigner who began protesting outside Swedish parliament in August 2018. She skipped school every Friday demanding Swedish government ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Amnesty International’s ‘Ambassador of Conscience’ Award 2019 • Climate Change Activist • Fridays for Future movement • Global warming • Greta Thunberg • Malala Yousafzai • Nelson Mandela • Sweden • Sweden Parliament
IPS officer Chhaya Sharma, who led the investigation team of the infamous Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, has been awarded the 2019 McCain Institute Award for Courage and Leadership. During her career, Chhaya has led teams in detection and investigation of sensitive criminal cases and protection of human rights. However, solving Nirbhaya’s case is considered ..
Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist, has been nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts in climate activism and fighting global warming. Ms. Thunberg is the founder of the School Strike for Climate movement, which is a global, growing movement of students demanding more action from authorities regarding global warming and climate ..
Topics: Activists • Climate change • Climate movement • Direct action • Global warming • Greta Thunberg • Humans • Individual and political action on climate change • Malala Yousafzai • School strike for the climate • Thunberg • Vegetarians