The Malala Fund: Supporting Girls Education Around the Globe

ByABC News
February 4, 2013, 4:22 AM

Feb. 4, 2013 — -- The Malala Fund, is the official organization led by Malala Yousafzai, focused on helping girls go to school and raise their voices for the right to education. Working together with global and local partners, the fund will focus on three key objectives:
- Investing in girls' education through innovative solutions to deliver high- quality education to disadvantaged communities around the world.
- Amplifying voices of educational advocates to tell the stories of those who are fighting for their right to education.
- Channeling collective action to make girls' education a true priority.

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OTHER WAYS TO HELPThese organizations are all working to help educate and empower girls around the world.

Girl Rising is a global action campaign dedicated to driving donations to help girls gain access to education.

Girl Up is a United Nations Foundation campaign dedicated to giving American girls the opportunity to raise awareness and funds for UN programs that help the world's hardest-to-reach adolescent girls.

Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children's development organizations in the world that works to promote child rights and lift children out of poverty.

World at School is a new digital mobilization initiative that works towards achieving global education.

Girl Effect is a movement about leveraging the unique potential of adolescent girls to end poverty for themselves, their families, their communities, their countries and the world.

Developments in Literacy educates and empowers underprivileged students, especially girls, by operating student-centered model schools; and provides high-quality professional development to teachers and principals across Pakistan.

Global Citizens in Action is an international NGO whose mission is to foster dialogue and understanding among the world's youth.