UNRWA says Malala is donating all of the proceeds of the $50,000 World Children's Prize, which she collected in Stockholm on Wednesday.
The agency quoted Malala as saying Palestinian children deserve a quality education, and that "without education, there will never be peace."
Dozens of Gaza's U.N. schools were damaged or destroyed during the 50-day war. Israel says it fired near schools responding to Hamas' attacks from the areas.
The 17-year-old Malala won this year's Nobel Peace Prize for promoting girls' rights in her native Pakistan. She survived a shot in the head by a Taliban gunman two years ago.
1. Malala Yousafzai en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malala_Yousafzai Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize recipient. She is known mainly for human rights advocacy for education and for women in her native Swat Valley in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of northwest Pakistan, where the local Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school. Y
Malala Yousafzai: A young girl's fight for women's rights in education
November 6, 2014
By Gisella Silva http://www.peruthisweek.com/the-break-malala-yousafzai-young-girls-fight-for-womens-rights-in-education-104403 “Malala Yousafzai’s story is one worth sharing. From the age of 11, she’s been advocating on behalf of millions of girls who’ve had their rights to education repressed by the Taliban. Today, six years later, she is the youngest-ever Nobel Prize recipient”.
Before she could even walk or talk, Malala was innately drawn to education. At the young age of two, she attended a class for 10-year-olds at the private school her father had opened in their hometown of Mingora, Pakistan. Malala gave a speech in September 2008, titled “How Dare the Taliban Take Away My Right to Education.” She made national press Malala became a victim when she was 14 and the Taliban issued a death threat against her. Malala became a victim when she was 14 and the Taliban issued a death threat against her.
When she was returning from school on October 9th, 2012, a man stomped onto the bus she was riding, demanding to know who Malala was. Although none of the surrounding kids pointed, stares were inevitable, and Malala was shot
BIO: http://www.biography.com/people/malala-yousafzai-21362253 Malala Yousafzai was born on July 12, 1997, in Mingora, Pakistan, located in the country's Swat Valley On October 9, 2012, a gunman shot Malala,
In early 2009, Yousafzai began blogging for the BBC about living under the Taliban's threats to deny her an education. In order to hide her identity, she used the name Gul Makai. However, she was revealed to be the BBC blogger in December of that year.
Her activism resulted in a nomination for the International Children's Peace Prize in 2011. That same year, she was awarded Pakistan's National Youth Peace Prize
Mingora Pakistan, Geography (based on findings at Google Earth)
34o 46’ 24.64”N Lat
72o 21’ 38.51”e Longititude
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