United Nations, New York, 12 July 2013 - Education activist Malala Yousafzai marks her 16th birthday, on Friday, 12 July 2013 at the United Nations by giving her first high-level public appearance and statement on the importance of education.Malala became a public figure when she was shot by the Taliban while travelling to school last year in Pakistan -- targeted because of her committed campaigning for the right of all girls to an education. Flown to the United Kingdom to recover, she is now back at scho
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani student who was shot in the head by the Taliban after speaking out for education rights for girls, spoke to the U.N. Youth Assembly on her 16th birthday on Friday.Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/12spbOaSubscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/U8Ys7nWatch more videos at: http://nytimes.com/video
Human rights advocate Malala Yousafzai addressed a joint session of the Canadian Parliament in the capital of Ottawa. Full video here: http://cs.pn...
Malala Yousefzai, who was shot by Pakistani Taliban last year, addressed the UN Youth Assembly on her 16th birthday and called for improvements in global education. The UN has declared her birthday, July 12, as "Malala Day". She started the speech with a prayer.