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The schoolgirl who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, has been reunited in Edinburgh with her two friends who were also injured in the same shooting. Malala Yousafzai also picked-up another award for continuing to fight for the right of girls to an education.
Harry Smith reports:
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has praised the supporters of her campaign for education in a speech given in Edinburgh.
Malala, who survived an assassination attempt from the Taliban after her outspoken support of education for women, was given an honorary master's degree by Edinburgh University.
She was also awarded with the Carnegie award for Wellbeing for her work promoting education and women's rights.
Schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, will be reunited with two friends injured in the same attack today.
Malala, 16, was shot in the head while travelling on a school bus in Pakistan last October as her outspoken views on education and women's rights got her into trouble with the Afghan group.
At Edinburgh University today she is due to address the first public meeting of the Global Citizenship Commission, a body of leaders representing politics, religious institutions, law and philanthropy.
She will be joined by school friends Kainat Riaz and Shazia Ramzan, during the event at the university's McEwan Hall, for the first time since they were attacked.