UN chief meets Malala ahead of first public speech

Malala Yousafzai has met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon ahead of delivering a speech at the UN headquarters in New York to call on governments to ensure free compulsory education for every child.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon meets Malala Yousafzai ahead of speech. Credit: United Nations

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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.