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Malala's birthday address to UN

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, marked her 16th birthday by delivering a speech at the United Nations headquarters, as part of her campaign for compulsory education for children.

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Gordon and Sarah Brown hail Malala's speech to UN

Former prime minister and UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown and wife Sarah have hailed Malala Yousafzai's speech to the UN today.

Mr Brown wrote on his blog: "Malala Yousafzai brings to the UN, with my support, a clear message: it is time to do more".

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