2012-12-21 21:10:20

Despite condemnation of attacks in Pakistan, girls continue to face risk in access to education

The fifteen year old Pakistani girl who was shot by Taliban militants has requested that a school named in her honor be changed back to its original name, citing concern for the female students. Malala Yousafzai continues to recover and get medical treatment in the UK after she was shot in October. Her request comes after students at the school in Swat Valley also protested the renaming and it highlights the risks that many young women face in Pakistan.


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