Malala Yousafzai Awarded With Nobel Peace Prize
Today 17 year old Pakistani Children's rights activist Malala Yousafzai has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Miss Yousafzai became a household name after her campaigning for girls' right to education led to an assassination attempt by the Taliban two years ago. After her recovery Malala and has worked tirelessly as a human rights campaigner. The Pakistani schoolgirl, who now lives with her family in Birmingham, is the youngest ever to receive the Nobel Prize. In a statement, the Nobel Peace Prize committee said: '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. It will be recalled that earlier this year Malala and her father visited the presidential villa in Abuja to meet with President Jonathan to discuss the abducted Chibok school girls and how to get them back from the terrorist group Boko Haram.