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Pakistani teen, Indian children's right activist share Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban, and India’s Kailash Satyarthi were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their advocacy of education rights for children.

10th October, 2014
Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban, and India’s Kailash Satyarthi were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their advocacy of education rights for children.

“It is a prerequisite for peaceful global development that the rights of children and young people be respected,” the Norwegian Nobel Committee said in awarding the 8 million-krona (€1 million) prize. “In conflict-ridden areas in particular, the violation of children leads to the continuation...

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