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October 07, 2013 16:34
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While arousing a feeling of interest, Malala Yousafzai, who's the Pakistani schoolgirl who survived a Taleban attempt to murder has experienced honour with an award named for a murdered Russian journalist.

Going back to history, Malala Yousafzai, an education activist, was shot as she travelled to school in north-west Pakistan in October 2012. She was declared winner of the Anna Politkovskaya Award on Friday.

In actuality, the award is given annually by group RAW in WAR to a female human rights defender.

RAW in WAR expressed 16-year-old Yousafzai was chosen for her bravery to speak out when nobody else faced courageously, for her strength to give a voice to the many women and girls, whose voices cannot be heard, and for her passionate belief in promoting education for girls.

Malala is a powerful inspiration for the millions of women and girls around the world. She has been a strength towards promoting education for girls. She will always be remembered!

Extraordinarily brave!


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