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He Named Me Malala Screening at UN General Assembly

On Thursday, December 10th, He Named Me Malala screened at the UN General Assembly to celebrate Human Rights Day. Students Stand With Malala collaborated with UN Women, Muslim American Leadership Alliance (MALA), and the Malala Fund to bring the film to over 1,300 people in New York.

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MALA Featured In Safe Magazine: “16 Global Heroes Who Go There”

MALA’S President, Zainab Zeb Khan, was recently honored as Safe Magazine’s Global Hero. This year’s honorees include African American Policy Forum & It’s On Us Campaign. Notable people on last year’s list include people such as Malala Yousafzai, UNDP’s Helen Clark, Goodwill Ambassadors Liam Neeson and Angelina Jolie.

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UN Women, Malala Fund, and MALA Present “He Named Me Malala” at United Nations General Assembly

UN Women, Malala Fund, and MALA Present “He Named Me Malala” at United Nations General Assembly in honor of the UN’s Human Rights Day on December 10th.

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#16Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

The Official 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign runs from 25th November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10th December, Human Rights Day.

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#WithMalala Challenge

In collaboration with Adobe’s Project 1324, the #withMalala Challenge is a new global digital art project expressing why girls’ secondary education matters.

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Aga Khan University Honors Muslim Women of Peace

Aga Khan University honored 3 Muslim Women of Peace in New York for their exemplary commitment to peace, education, and working for a better world.

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NPR Features Eboo Patel

Eboo Patel, founder of Interfaith Youth Core, shares his Muslim American journey with MALA, and is featured on National Public Radio station WBEZ for StoryCorps.

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MALA and Arab American National Museum Screening of “He Named Me Malala”

MALA and Arab American National Museum are holding special screening of “He Named Me Malala”, directed by Academy Award winner Davis Guggenheim for Participant Media.

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Chicago Premiere of “He Named Me Malala”

MALA, in partnership with Participant Media and Malala Fund, screened “He Named Me Malala” in honor of the UN’s International Day of the Girl at the AMC River East in Chicago, IL.

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MALA at 2015 Retail Sustainability Conference in Austin

MALA’s President Zainab Zeb Khan presented at the 2015 Retail Sustainability Conference on honor-based violence and gender disparity, domestically and globally.

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