Monday, January 2, 2012

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai, a 13-year-old brave girl who fought for rights of girls’ education during Talibanisation in her hometown Swat, was given National Peace Award here Tuesday.
She has also been granted Rs. 5 lakhs by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Amir Hyder Khan Hoti in recognition of her courage. 
Malala Yousafzai is the first Pakistani child who has been nominated for the Peace award on Universal children’s day. This year a total of five children have been nominated from around the globe and Malala is the only one from Pakistan.

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