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Published On: Mon, Feb 4th, 2013

Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai speaks publicly for the first time since Taliban attack

For the first time since she underwent surgery, 15-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai addresses the world in a moving video.

Malala Yousafzai  speaks outThe teenage activist was targeted and shot by Taliban extremists.

Yousafzai said she is feeling well and wants to “serve the people” and announced the formation of a new fund to support girls’ education.

She credited her supporters around the world with aiding her recovery, saying: “All of them have prayed for me, and because of these prayers God has given me this new life.”

Malala, who was shot in the head after campaigning for women’s rights, was as defiant as ever in her quest for equality, declaring: “I want every girl, every child to be educated.”

 

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