New York: Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has been made the youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace by the United Nation. United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres defined Malala as a “symbol of perhaps the most important thing in the world – education for all”.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres about Malala Yousafzai, “You are not only a hero, but you are a very committed and generous person.”
“You have been going to the most difficult places, where education has more problems in becoming a reality,” said Guterres, “If you want to see your future bright, you have to start working now (and) not wait for anyone else,” he said.
New York, Malala Yousafzai after accepting the messengership said: “(Bringing change) starts with us and it should start now.”
Malala also became the first and the youngest person on this post, at this announcement she said that no one is terrorist or extremist in her nation, and declared that she is the representative of her country.
Pakistan, In year 2012, Ms Yousafzai was brutally attacked by Taliban over her effort regarding the education of female children, girls’ rights to education.
She further added that women should be strong in any society, she said, “I have a second life for the purpose of education and I’ll continue working.” she added, “If we want to go forward, we have to give education to girls.
And, once you educate girls, you change the whole community, the whole society.”
She is 19 years old at the time, and doing her A levels, she was also offered by the UK university over the female education vision of her.
Malal wishes to study further in UK’s top university. She is interested in politics, economy and philosophy, for which she has to obtain at least three A grades in A levels.