Hillary Clinton once famously said “Let it be that human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights, once and for all.”
The stories of Malala and Nirbhaya tug a chord in the hearts of men and women all around the world, as it brings to the forefront again the issue of gender inequality that has plagued us for centuries and still continues to do so. These courageous women not only stood up to injustice, with tragic consequences, but took a stand on what they believed in. Let it be known then, that their efforts have not gone in vain. Spread the word, take a stand.