Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi share Nobel Peace Prize “Her award will not mark the end of her campaign to advocate for girls’ education, she said. ‘I think this is really the beginning,’ she said, adding that children around the world ‘should stand up for their rights’ and ‘not wait for someone else.’” Congratulations to... Read more »
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