Birmingham event to support Day of Action for Malala

An event has been held at the St Paul's and St Silas Church in Birmingham, in support of Pakistani schoolgirl Malala and today's action day, set up in her name.

Schoolpupils, MPs and well-wishers gathered at the event to express their solidarity and support for Malala's campaign for equal rights to education for girls in Pakistan.

Schoolgirls support Malala's campaign for equal rights to education Credit: ITV Central
Candles are lit in support of Malala and her campaign for equal rights to education
Candles are lit in support of Malala and her campaign for equal rights to education Credit: ITV Central

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