Former British PM Gordon Brown declares 'Malala Day'

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has declared today as 'Malala Day' in his role as UN Special Envoy for Global Education.

In an interview with NBC News, the Labour MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath added: "I tell you that no bullets and no bombs and no threats and no intimidation will deter us from wanting every girl and every boy to have their basic fundamental human right that they have a right to education."

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Petition leads 'Malala Day'

A schoolboy has presented a petition in support of the injured Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai today on a global day of action for girls' education. Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown declared today as 'Malala Day'.