Social activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is selected UN’s youngest-ever Messenger of Peace. The deceleration was made by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
The designation ceremony will be held at the UN’s headquarters next week. Yousafzai, 19, from Pakistan was shot in the head in October 2012 for opposing Taliban restrictions on female education. After that she became a global symbol of the fight for girls education.
The Pakistani education activist survived the attack and became an advocate for millions of girls denied formal education around the world.
More About Malala Yousafzai:-
Father- Ziauddin Yousafzai
Eastiblished Malala Fund in 2013 to spread awareness about girls education.
She is the Youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate in December 2014 (Shared With Indian children’s rights and education advocate Kailash Satyarthi).
First Messenger of Peace designated by Guterres (Current General Secretary of UN).