Posted By : Muhammad Zubair

10/10/2014 4:29:43 PM

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Malala Yousafzai Named for Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani Teenage Activists for Children’s Rights has won Nobel Prize for Peace today on Friday, October 2014. She along with Indian Kaliash Satyarthi was awarded by Nobel Prize by Norwegian Peace Committee. The announcement was made in Oslo.

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani Teenage Activists for Children’s Rights has won Nobel Prize for Peace today on Friday, October 2014. She along with Indian Kaliash Satyarthi was awarded by Nobel Prize by Norwegian Peace Committee. The announcement was made in Oslo.
 
Norwegian Nobel Committee announced both to tribute their struggles for Children rights and raising voice against injustice and child labor.
 
Malala was shot in her head by Taliban’s Gunmen in October 2012 two years ago in Pakistani region Sawat. Malala is the youngest one to receive the Nobel Prize for Peace. The teenage activists for children’s rights is only 17 years old.
 
Now she is residing in Birmingham City and attending a private school named Edgbaston High School. She joined that school in March last year.
 
The Chairman of Norwegian Nobel Committee paid tribute to Malala quoted that,
 
"Despite her youth, Malala Yousafzai, has already fought for several years for the right of girls to education and has shown by example that children and young people too can contribute to improving their own situations." 
 
While Indian Kaliash Satyarthi who is well known for his struggle for Children killings sue to lack of financial resources in India also named for Nobel Prize for Peace jointly with Malala.
 
Reacting to the news, Mr Satyarthi told the BBC: "It's a great honour for all the Indians, it's an honour for all those children who have been still living in slavery despite of all the advancement in technology, market and economy.
 
"And I dedicate this award to all those children in the world."


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