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Malala Was Right To Call This Ariana Grande Song Empowering

We love seeing women supporting other women. On March 7, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai spoke about her love of Ariana Grande in a new episode of Apple Watch’s “Time to Walk” series. It’s amazing to see that one of the world’s leading activists knows the power of a good pop song.
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Malala’s message to an Afghan schoolgirl

As part of the BBC's 100 Women series, we asked four women leaders to exchange letters with four women from Afghanistan who share their profession or passion. Here, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai, who in 2012 was shot in the head by the Taliban in Pakistan for speaking up for the rights of girls to be educated, hears from 17 year-old Rohila, who has been unable to go to school for four months since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan in August. We have changed Rohila's name for her safety.
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My Feminism Was Born Amid a Violent and Toxic Marriage Culture. Malala Might Change My Mind.

When I first came across Malala Yousafzai’s wedding photos, I found myself immediately thinking, “She’s too young for this.”. The 24-year-old Pakistan-born activist looked resplendent, as most brides do, in a lovely blush-pink silk wedding attire, as she posed with her husband Asser Malik in photos she posted on Twitter last week. Malala, who at 17 became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, was married in England on November 9, more than nine years after she was shot in the head by the Taliban as a teenager.
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If you’re angry about Malala’s wedding, the problem is you

On Tuesday, Malala Yousafzai shared a photograph of herself in a traditional pink shalwar kameez, holding hands with a Pakistani man she introduced as “Asser” — her new husband. The two had just celebrated a small nikkah, or Islamic wedding ceremony, at home in Birmingham. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Malala (@malala)The image was forwarded in my family WhatsApp group, which spans five countries and three generations. “She looks gorgeous” and “elegant and sophisticated” were comments from my...
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Malala: what will married life look like?

“Today marks a precious day in my life. Asser and I tied the knot to be partners for life. We are excited to walk together for the journey ahead.” With these words, Malala Yousafzai, the 24-year-old women’s rights campaigner and Nobel Peace Prize winner, stunned the world this week as she announced her marriage to Asser Malik, a Pakistani cricket executive.
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“I Found A Best Friend And Companion”: Malala’s Wedding In Her Own Words

“I do not want to get married... or at least not until I’m 35.” I heard myself blurt out those words – reactionary, half-consciously – many times over the last few years when asked about relationships. I wasn’t against marriage, but I was cautious about its practice. I questioned the patriarchal roots of the institution, the compromises women are expected to make after the wedding, and how laws regarding relationships are influenced by cultural norms and misogyny in many corners of the world. I feared losing my humanity, my independence, my womanhood – my solution was to avoid getting married at all.
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Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala ties the knot in nikkah ceremony

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has "tied the knot" with her partner during an Islamic ceremony in Birmingham. She and Asser Malik took part in a nikkah ceremony, where bride and groom consent to be married. The 24-year-old activist said it was "a precious day" in her life. The...
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Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala ties the knot at Birmingham home

Malala Yousafzai, the University of Oxford graduate, girls education activist, and youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner, has tied the knot with her partner Asser Malik in a ceremony held at her Birmingham home. Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, the 24-year-old shared the “precious day” with her two million followers, complete...
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Nobel Prize winning activist Malala gets married

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Pakistani Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, got married on Tuesday in a small ceremony in Birmingham, central England, she announced on social media. "Today marks a precious day in my life. Asser (Malik) and I tied the knot to be partners for life," she wrote on Twitter, where she also posted images of herself and her new husband on their wedding day. "We celebrated a small nikkah ceremony at home in Birmingham with our families. Please send us your prayers. We are excited to walk together for the journey ahead," she added. A nikkah ceremony is the first step in an Islamic marriage.
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Who is Asser Malik? Age and career of Malala's husband explored

Nobel Peace Prize winner and Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai has announced she and partner Asser Malik are officially married. The campaigner shared the news on Instagram and Twitter as fans congratulated the couple on their nuptials. Following the news, some are curious to know more about Malala’s now-husband Asser Malik...
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Malala Got Married

On Tuesday, author and education activist Malala Yousafzai got married to her partner, Asser Malik, a manager for the Pakistan Cricket Board. The couple celebrated in a small Islamic ceremony in Birmingham, England, alongside their families. Yousafzai, who became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate at 17, shared pictures from the wedding on social media, calling it a “precious day.”
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Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala marries at home in Britain

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Malala Yousafzai, the campaigner for girls' education and Nobel Peace Prize laureate who survived being shot aged 15 by a Taliban gunman in her native Pakistan in 2012, has got married, she said on social media on Tuesday. The 24-year-old, who lives in Britain, said...
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