Malala Yousafzai will be remembered by historians as starting a "liberation movement" for boys and girls all over the world, Gordon Brown has said.
The former Prime Minister said Malala and Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi were "the greatest children's champions in the world" as well as "two of my great friends".
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