Malala Yousafzai Wins The Nobel Peace Prize For Her Work In Education Activism

  • As we told you this morning, Malala Yousafzai, along with fellow education activist Kailash Satyarthi, won the Nobel Peace Prize. In a press conference today, the youngest ever recipient of the honor said, “I’m proud that I am the first Pakistani and I am honored that I am the first young woman or the first young person to be receive this award. I’m thankful to my father for not clipping my wings and for letting me to fly.” [NBC News]
  • This extraordinary long read looks at the ways in which social media platforms refuse to help women who are victims of harassment on the sites. [The Atlantic]
  • Read about the first female four-star admiral in the US Navy and her path to the prestigious position. [NPR]
  • “Orange is the New Black” actress Laverne Cox and legendary feminist bell hooks talked about the patriarchy at The New School. [Huffington Post]
  • Writer Roxane Gay addresses the reasons she doesn’t buy the hype over male and celebrity feminists. [Guardian UK]
  • Women can’t “just ask” for a raise. [Huffington Post]
  • New York Comic Con says “Cosplay Is Not Consent.” [Jezebel]