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Oct 10, 2014

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Malala Yousafzai gets Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Malala became youngest Nobel Laureate. Malala Yousafzai wins Nobel Peace Prize 2014 jointly with an Indian Hindu Kailash Satyarthi.

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Malala Yousafzai wins Nobel Peace Prize
Malala Yousafzai became youngest Nobel Laureate by winning Nobel Peace Prize 2014 at the age of only 17 years.
Today, The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 is to be awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for children rights. 

Kailash Satyarthi, a child right activist from India and Malala Yousufzai from Pakistan, who was shot in head for standing up for girls’ right to education, have been announced as joint winners of this years Nobel Peace Prize. Malala Yousafzai is a 17-year-old Pakistani girl, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, and Kailash Satyarthi is an Indian man who is recognized internationally for his work for children's rights.

Kailash Satyarthi from India & Malala Yousufzai from Pakistan win Nobel Peace Prize 2014

The Nobel Committee regards it as an important point for a Hindu and a Muslim, an Indian and a Pakistani, to join in a common struggle for education and against extremism.

Malala is second Pakistani who got a Nobel Prize in any category. Earlier Dr. Abdus Salam shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics. He was first Pakistani who got Nobel Prize and also first Muslim who got Nobel prize in Science.

The prize of $1.1 million will be presented in Oslo on 10 December 2014.


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