Malala Yousafzai will address the UN in New York later today, asking them to ensure that every child is given the right to a free, compulsory education.
She will tell a delegation of more than 500 young people:
Let us pick up our books and pens. They are our most powerful weapons. One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world. Education is the only solution. Education first.
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