September 19, 2013 The brave Pakistani school girl, Malala Yousafzai s, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt on her life last year, was recently honored with the Children’s Peace Prize for her exceptional work in promoting education for girls in his troubled homeland.
The 16-year-old accepted the prize in the historical Knights’ Hall in The Hague on behalf of all the children in the world who are trying to go to school.
The prestigious award was also dedicated to parents who are overcoming fear and intimidation – of cultural opposition – to give their sons and daughters the chance of an education.
via SULTAN JESSA: Pakistani schoolgirl an example to others – Local columnists – Cornwall Seaway News.
Such a brave girl.