Thursday, 03 January 2013 18:00
ISLAMABAD: Malala Yousafzai has been awarded the "2012 Tipperary International Peace Award" Ireland for her courage and determination to speak out in support of equal access to education for every child.
Malala Yousafzai was one of the five nominees, including US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, President of Indian National Congress Sonia Gandhi, former Kenyan journalist John Githongo and the Pax Christi International, the Catholic human rights and peace organization.
Former Prime Minister Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was awarded the Tipperary Peace Award in 2007.
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