Today is Malala Day - a worldwide pledge of support for Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzi - shot by the Taliban and now being treated in the Midlands.
MPs and community leaders have joined the call for equal education for girls AND boys, across the world.
Malala Yousufzai, the 15 year old shot in the head by the Taliban, has been reunited with her friend who was injured in the same attack.
It is the first day of term in Swat Valley Pakistan and the girls in High School have much to be thankful for.
Speaking for the first time since her attack by the Taliban, schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai said she wants every child to be educated.