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Malala – “Quotes of the Day”

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Via: Huffington Post

Malala Yousafzai spent her 16th birthday demanding compulsory education for young people worldwide.

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In a speech Friday at the UN in New York, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head in October 2012 for speaking out about her right to education, talked about how she represents some 57 million children around the world are not going to school.

The UN declared her birthday as “Malala Day.” Introduced by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Malala spoke out about terrorism, poverty and a united front calling for education.

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We realized the importance of pens and books when we saw the guns. The extremists are afraid of books and pens.”

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“One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world. Education is the only solution. Education first.”

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Read more, HERE:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/12/malala-day-at-un_n_3586266.html

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