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Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai poses on stage in Birmingham, England, after she was announced as <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/10/world/europe/nobel-peace-prize/index.html'>a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize</a> on Friday, October 10. Two years ago, the 17-year-old was shot in the head by the Taliban for her efforts to promote education for girls in Pakistan. Since then, after recovering from surgery, she has taken her campaign to the world stage.

Malala Yousafzai poses on stage in Birmingham, England, after she was announced as a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, October 10. Two years ago, the 17-year-old was shot in the head by the Taliban for her efforts to promote education for girls in Pakistan. Since then, after recovering from surgery, she has taken her campaign to the world stage.