Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

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The winners of the Nobel peace prize, the Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian children’s rights advocate, said the award represented a huge boost to the cause of children’s rights around the world.

“Who is Malala?” shouted the Taliban gunman who leapt onto a crowded bus in northwestern Pakistan two years ago, then fired a bullet into the head of Malala Yousafzai, a 15-year-old schoolgirl and outspoken activist. who survived her injuries and went on to become an impassioned advocate, global celebrity and the latest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize alongside the Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi.