In fantastic news, Malala Yousefzai has this year been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize! Malala shares the award with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian children’s rights activist, and is the youngest ever winner of the prize, aged just 17. The news comes appropriately on the eve of International Day of the Girl, which highlights girl’s rights to education, equality and empowerment around the globe. Read the full Nobel Peace Prize press release here; visit The Malala Fund here; and watch Plan International’s video , #It’sAGirlThing, here!     Photo: Malala at WOW Festival 2014