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Malala receives highest UN honor to promote girls education

Malala Yousafzai trecieves her award from United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres

By: Sarwar Alam

United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres appointed Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai a UN Messenger of Peace on Monday (10)  to promote girls education, more than four years after a Taliban gunman shot her in the head on her school bus in 2012. At 19, Yousafzai is the youngest Messenger of Peace, the highest honour given by the United Nations for an initial period of two years. She was also the youngest person to win the Nobel peace prize in 2014 when she was 17. “You are not only a hero, but you are a very committed and generous person,” Guterres told…

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