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Petition leads 'Malala Day'

A schoolboy has presented a petition in support of the injured Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai today on a global day of action for girls' education. Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown declared today as 'Malala Day'.

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Gordon Brown: 'Breakthrough moment for Pakistan'

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who is in Pakistan today, met two of Malala's friends who were injured in the attack and said there was now a real momentum for change in the country

I believe that in Pakistan, the silent majority is speaking and that there is now a national consensus that the country can delay no longer in ensuring girls and boys have schools to go to and teachers to teach them.

This has been a breakthrough moment for Pakistan and now we must turn Pakistan's new ambitions and popular determination into delivery on the ground.

– Gordon Brown

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