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Malala Yousafzai

UN social media campaign showcases humanitarian activism

Tennis star Maria Sharapova, British mogul Richard Branson and Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai have signed up. So have actor Ashley Judd, Colombian singer Juanes and Brazilian football star Kaka. They are supporting a new U.N. social media campaign to spotlight 17 stories of survival and humanitarian activism in countries struggling with conflict and disaster around the world, from Syria and Afghanistan to South Sudan, Nepal and Sierra Leone. "We're calling on the young and digitally connected to help us push out these compelling stories and give a voice to the voiceless," U.N. humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said. "I believe we have a shared...