William Hague sends Malala birthday wishes

Foreign Secretary William Hague has sent Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban last year, birthday wishes.

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Happy 16th Birthday #Malala. Every child deserves an education and the right to reach her/his human potential #MalalaDay

Malala, who is 16 years old today, will address the UN in New York later today on the right of every child to have free education.

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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.