Malala: 'Extremists are afraid of books and pens'

Malala Yousafzai told a UN conference that "terrorists are using the name of Islam for their own personal benefits."

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Malala: "The extremists are afraid of books & pens. The power of education frightens them." #MalalaDay #EducationFirst

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Malala: We call upon all govts to ensure free, compulsory education all over the world for every child. #MalalalDay http://t.co/wcG5uxhn4e

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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.