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Friday, July 12, was Malala Day, honoring the 16th birthday of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban and left for dead for attending classes last year. After her remarkable recovery, she continued to attend classes and be a voice for change in international education.
As part of her birthday celebrations, Malala addressed hundreds of young people at the United Nations, and urged them to use education as a weapon against extremism.
Click to watch highlights from her moving speech and her visit to the United Nations.