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The Malala Fund Will Educate 40 Girls in Pakistan

Half the Sky Movement

At the Women in the World Summit, Malala Yousafzai announced a $45,000 grant to promote girls' education. Introduced by Angelina Jolie, Malala explained that the grant will educate 40 girls in the Swat Valley –– a Taliban stronghold. "Let us turn the education of 40 girls into 40 million girls," she said. In her speech, Jolie pledged $200,000 to the Malala Fund, which was was established by the Vital Voices Global Partnership, an NGO founded by former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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  • Hannah Wasserman

    Malala is such a badass-- there's no doubt that she will turn it into 40 million!