Malala Yousafzai, UN peace messenger to promote girls’ education

Malala Yousafzai who has been designated as a UN Messenger of Peace wants to promote education for girls and also hopes that boys will become advocates for gender equality. The Pakistani activist has called her a proud Muslim and has stressed that Islam advocates peace. She also expressed her disappointment about Muslim being portrayed by the media as terrorists. She answered questions from young people after the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called her a hero and made her the UN messenger of peace.

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