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What a week for Malala Yousafzai

Malala could win the Nobel Peace Prize Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Schoolgirl campaigner, Malala Yousafzai, could become the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize today, when the recipient is announced in Norway.

The 16-year-old is up for the prize after she was shot in the head by the Taliban in Pakistan, for starting a campaign for girls' education.

But win, lose or draw, it has still been an historic week for the girl who recovered in Birmingham after her attempted assassination.

  • Wednesday: The anniversary of the Taliban assassination attempt on Malala's life. She was shot in the head in Pakistan after she started a campaign for girls' education.
  • Thursday: Malala won the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, given by the European Parliament to honour "exceptional" people who show courage in defending human rights and freedom of expression.
  • Friday: The teenager could become the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. An honour she describes as "a great opportunity."