Apple joins the Malala Fund to support girls' education

Apple continues to be a leading company in the promotion of equality between people and in this case it becomes an honorary partner of an association that takes the heart of announcing the association with the Malala Fund, directed by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai.

For those who do not know, the Malala fund comes after the violent assassination attempt against a Pakistani teenager and a girls' education activist, Malala Yousafzai, inspired the creation of the UNESCO Malala Fund for the right of girls to receive education.

The fund, which is part of the Global Partnership for the education of girls and women “A better life, a better future”, was created in 2012 with the aim of expanding girls' access to quality education sensitive to children. gender issues, as well as ensuring safe learning environments, particularly in countries affected by conflicts and disasters. The Islamic Republic of Pakistan made an initial contribution of US $ 10 million and, as of 2014, The CJ Group became one of its largest contributors to the Fund, as did other contributors such as Apple itself.

The Cupertino company will help the Malala Fund to expand its organization through technology, curricula and research on the policy changes necessary to help girls from all over the world attend school and finish their training. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, will join the board of directors of the Malala Fund.

Tim Cook himself said:

We believe that education is an important factor in achieving equality and we share the Malala Fund's commitment to offer all girls the possibility of going to school. Malala is a brave defender of equality. She is one of the most exemplary figures of our time, and we are honored to be able to help her expand the important work she does to give opportunities to girls around the world.

So they already have another important partner in this fund and we can say that it is Malala's first honor partner. It is expected that now with this new and powerful partner Malala, it will be able to double the number of scholarships granted by its Gulmakai Network and bring its financing programs to India and Latin America to more than 100,000 girls.

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