“Stand Up for Malala”

A special tribute was paid to Malala Yousafazi, the teenage Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban after advocating education for girls, at the British hospital where she is being treated. - Text and photos by Agencies

Islamic Republic of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari delivers a speech during the advocacy event ?Stand Up for Malala? which aims at accelerating political action to ensure girl
Islamic Republic of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari delivers a speech during the advocacy event ?Stand Up for Malala? which aims at accelerating political action to ensure girl's right to go to school worldwide, on December 10, 2012 at the Unesco headquarters in Paris. The event pays tribute to Malala Yousafazi, a 15 year old girl who survived an assassination attempt for her efforts to defend girls' education in Pakistan.
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Pakistan's President Ali Zardari, left, shakes hands with former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, right, while Secretary-General,Irina Bokova, France's Prime Minister, and Jean-Marc Ayrault, sit in the background at a ceremony at Unesco headquarters in Paris, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, to honor 15-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman, in the northwest Swat Valley in Pakistan on Oct. 9, 2012.
From left, Pakistan
From left, Pakistan's President Ali Zardari, Secretary-General Irina Bokova, France's Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, and former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, attend a ceremony at Unesco headquarters in Paris, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, to honor 15-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman, in the northwest Swat Valley in Pakistan on Oct. 9, 2012.
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (L) speaks with Gordon Brown, former British Prime Minister and UN Special Envoy for Global Education, during the event ?Stand up for Malala, Girls
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (L) speaks with Gordon Brown, former British Prime Minister and UN Special Envoy for Global Education, during the event ?Stand up for Malala, Girls' education is a right!? during the United Nations Human Rights Day at the Unesco headquarters in Paris December 10, 2012. A special tribute was paid to Malala Yousafazi, the teenage Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban after advocating education for girls, at the British hospital where she is being treated.
Gordon Brown, former British Prime Minister and UN Special Envoy for Global Education, delivers a speech during the event ?Stand up for Malala, Girls
Gordon Brown, former British Prime Minister and UN Special Envoy for Global Education, delivers a speech during the event ?Stand up for Malala, Girls' education is a right!? during the United Nations Human Rights Day at the Unesco headquarters in Paris December 10, 2012. A special tribute was paid to Malala Yousafazi, the teenage Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban after advocating education for girls, at the British hospital where she is being treated.
Pakistan
Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari attends the event ?Stand up for Malala, Girls' education is a right!? during the United Nations Human Rights Day at the Unesco headquarters in Paris December 10, 2012. A special tribute was paid to Malala Yousafazi, the teenage Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban after advocating education for girls, at the British hospital where she is being treated. The poster in the background shows Malala Yousafazi.

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