Malala Yousafzai Current Affairs, GK & News

Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act

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 ..

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July 12: Malala Day

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 ..

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Teen Climate activist Greta Thunberg wins Amnesty prize

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 ..

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Chhaya Sharma wins 2019 McCain Institute Award for Courage and Leadership

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 ..

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Greta Thunberg nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

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 ..

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