Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban last year, has been presented with a Pride of Britain award by David Beckham.
Handing Malala, the Teenager of Courage Award in London, the football icon said: “You’re an amazing young lady..I’m privileged to present this award to you.”
Malala was nominated by members of the public for her courage in campaigning for access to education for girls.
As she received the award, the 16-year-old said: "It is an honour for me that I am receiving this award from your hands."
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot in the head by the Taliban after campaigning for girls' education, has received a Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Award from David Beckham.
He told the 16-year-old: "You're an amazing young lady, a very special young lady, and your story has moved millions of people around the world.
"I'm so privileged and honoured to present this award to you."
Malala said: “It is such an honour to receive this award. It will help me continue my campaign.”
The Pride of Britain awards will be screened on ITV at 8pm on Tuesday
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Usain Bolt has surprised an eight-year-old boy who lost all four limbs after an infection to tell him he had won a Pride of Britain Award.
A young girl who saved her little sister by pushing her out of the way of a speeding car has been recognised as an 'unsung hero' by the Independent on Sunday.
Ramona Gibbs has previously won a Pride of Britain Award for saving her sister Trixie when a car mounted the pavement near their home in Bristol.
The then six-year-old suffered liver and lung damage, a broken rib and lef, bruising to her pelvis and internal bleeding as a result of the accident.
Fiona Phillips will today launch the nomination stage of The Daily Mirror's Pride of Britain Awards.