In 2014, Malala became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Prize in recognition of her “struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.”
What was once quiet woods became an industrial center in the nineteenth century. Author Rebecca Harding Davis (1831-1910) documented this change in her realistic writing and journalism
Queen Sālote became queen at the young age of eighteen after the death of her father, Tupou II. She was very young but would quickly learn to take charge. Her rule oversaw the start of the modernization of Tonga, but Queen Sālote never forgot the importance of Tongan traditions.
Ria Smith explores a chilling site of girlhood and memory, commemorating one of the worst witch hunts in history.
Not only was it the site of Elizabeth’s coronation, but it is her final resting place. Elizabeth’s tomb is in the Henry VII Chapel. After her death, James I built her a tomb. She rests with her half-sister Mary I. Although divided by religion in life, these powerful queens will forever be remembered in Westminster Abbey.
Although her husband was notorious for his many affairs, Catherine paid the ultimate price for living what may have seemed to her a young and carefree life. Catherine Howard’s short life exemplifies the double standards girls face throughout history