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Schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai grant

$45,000 to help women in Pakistan

2013-04-08
 

Schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai grant

$45,000 to help women in Pakistan

Schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai grant

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has said 40 girls in Pakistan will be the first to benefit from a fund set up in her name after she was shot in the head by the Taliban for her efforts to promote girls' education.

She announced the $45,000 grant for education in the Swat Valley -- the Taliban stronghold where she's from -- in a video played at the Women in the World summit in New York City.

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