Malala Wins Nobel Peace Prize

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<ul><li><p>8/11/2019 Malala Wins Nobel Peace Prize</p><p> 1/3</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 Malala Wins Nobel Peace Prize</p><p> 2/3</p><p>Seventeen civilians have been killed in the last few days in the disputed Kashmir region, the</p><p>worst violence for decades.</p><p>Satyarthi, who founded a consumer campaign in the 1980s to combat child labour in thehandmade carpet industry, said he was delighted, calling the Nobel prizerecognition of our</p><p>fight for child rights.</p><p>The low-profile 60-year-old activist heads the Global March Against Child Labour, a</p><p>combination of some 2,000 social groups and union organisations in 140 countries. He is</p><p>credited with helping tens of thousands of children forced into slavery by businessmen,</p><p>landowners and others to gain their freedom.</p><p>Something which was born in India has gone global and now we have a global movement</p><p>against child labour, he told Indian television.The chairman of the Norwegian NobelCommittee, Thorbjoern Jagland, said Malalas youth was not a factor in awarding the prize.</p><p>Our consideration has been to highlight the young who have stood up...and the old who have</p><p>worked for years against child labour and for childrens rights, he said.We have noticed thatshe has received a long line of other prizes....The most important thing in the fight against</p><p>extremism is to give young people hope, he added.</p><p>Since her brush with death, Malala has become an international star. She received a standing</p><p>ovation in July 2013 for an address to the United Nations General Assembly in which she vowed</p><p>she would never be silenced.Malala said she was honoured to have been chosen as joint winner</p><p>of the Nobel Prize on Friday.</p><p>Im feeling honoured that Im being chosen as a Nobel Laureate, she said, speaking fromBirmingham, England, where she is now based. Im proud that Im the first Pakistani and firstyoung woman, or the first young person, who is getting this award.</p><p>Malala dedicated her Nobel peace prize to voiceless children around the world, and called on</p><p>the Indian and Pakistani prime ministers to attend the award ceremony for the sake of peace.The</p></li><li><p>8/11/2019 Malala Wins Nobel Peace Prize</p><p> 3/3</p></li></ul>