TODAY   |  July 12, 2013

UN Honors Malala Yousafzai on 16th birthday

The United Nations declared Friday to be “Malala Day” in honor of Malala Yousafzai’s 16th birthday. The teen was shot in the head by the Taliban last year and now works to promote education for girls in Pakistan.

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>>> a young champion of girl's rights. the teenager shot by the taliban last year for promoting education for girls in pakistan. today is her 16th birthday and she is adressing a youth assembly at the united nations .