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Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, was awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize at the age of 17. As the United Nations celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, the world is further reminded of her simple yet powerful message to mobilize girls through education.

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, was awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize at the age of 17. As the United Nations celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, the world is further reminded of her simple yet powerful message to mobilize girls through education.
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Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, was awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize at the age of 17. As the United Nations celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, the world is further reminded of her simple yet powerful message to mobilize girls through education.

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Malala Up Close: A Heroine And A Joking Teenager

2/22/2016
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Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim has a new documentary about Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who stood up to the Taliban. Host Renee Montagne talks with Malala and Guggenheim.

Duration: 00:07:00


A Symbol of Hope: Malala Yousafzai Wins Nobel Peace Prize

10/9/2014
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In a world where wars rage and oppression flourishes, one young woman stands out as a symbol of peace: Malala Yousafzai. At just 17-years-old, Malala has been awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, an accolade to be shared with Indian human rights activist Kailash Satyarthi. (The Takeaway, WNYC, 10/10/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00