Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi received their Nobel Peace Prizes in Oslo on Wednesday, and CNN has profiled the people - and work - that has propelled them to worldwide recognition.
Malala's Swat Valley mired in challenges
Can Pakistan's Swat Valley, where Malala grew up, overcome its challenges and give girls the education they deserve?
Rescuing India's children from slavery
India has the most child laborers in the world. Kailash Satyarthi has devoted his life to fighting that distinction.
From child laborer to law student
For generations, Amarlal's family worked in India's quarries. Then Kailash Satyarthi rescued him a life of labor.