- Posted December 28, 2013 by
Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani school girl receives honorary degree from Edinburg University, UK
Pakistani brave and courageous teenage school girl from khyber pakhtunkhwa, she have been awarded with so many awards and on 19 Oct, 2013 she was honored with Honorary Degree of Masters in Art from Edinburgh University, UK
She joined the ceremony Hall of the Mcewan with her two friends of Pakistan Riaz Pamela and Shazia Ramzan, who were also injured in the attack by covered gunmen in October last year, left the Malala in fighting for her life.
All three teenagers are presently living and studying in the United Kingdom, but Saturday 19 Oct was the first time they met after the incident that catapult room blogger Malala Global famous person, who met with the Queen and President Barack Obama last month.
After the ceremony, Malala, which was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize earlier this month, led the first open meeting of the Commission on the issues of global citizenship, the organization created by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, in conjunction with the University of New York and the Carnegie United Kingdom trust for the promotion of human rights.
She told the audience her ambition was to be a politician. "Instead of outside Parliament to demand the right to be there and make it happen," she said.
Malala, two friends who met privately before they appeared on stage, continued: "after I got the photo thought terrorists would not want to continue the struggle for education, but not only did not stop my campaign, but now the Claudia and Vanessa, me, and they also support me. They are not afraid, we are not afraid and now people supporting us and this is the greatest courage and the weapons we have, and the Union group.
"To achieve any goal, people need to come together, they must work together, and so I feel powerful."
After the attack, Malala Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham and now settled in the city with his family.
Her trust was listening in Edinburgh on her feet, as she said: "my studies are going well, I'm next year 10 GCSE and I hope you like it.
"I also want to go to College."
Jody Farrance, 15, a student at the local school in São Paulo, who was among a group of students attending the event, said after the Malala was someone I admired young women her age.
"Is a source of inspiration. She's been through so much and was hit on the head for what he believed in me and my friends are with her and she does a lot more, in school and doing all of this campaign. Really makes you think about what we take granted here, "she said.
Brown, who joined the Malala onstage along with his father and Fiona Reynolds, a Scottish doctor who treated a teenager critical after shooting, said: "it is seen as a symbol of courage and bravery and tenacity, someone willing to make a huge sacrifice for the cause.
"She showed us that without threats, intimidation or violence never shuts down your voice to speak up for what she believes, and I believe it's one of the great civil rights struggles of our time.
"I'm so happy to see their reunion with Archimedes and Pamela, two women were also determined that every girl and boy should enjoy the most fundamental of human rights: insurance, a place in school."
After the events in Edinburgh, Malik and his entourage went to St. Petersburg in Fife, Brown, to participate in the ceremony of the "stuffing" for elementary school is expected to open next year.
More than 300 people packed the building, still under construction, to view the Malala.
Among this group had asthma of 14, Balwearie high school in Kirkcaldy, whose grandmother hails from Pakistan, Mohammad. She said she felt "really proud" reached Malala.
"The people I know, more education with the Martins. She opened her eyes, "he said.
Malala, who wrote the name on a block of cement that will be incorporated into the new building and unveiled a plaque to the school library to her name, said: "it may seem common, but we cannot forget that this is not just a building, it is also our future.
School-age children by Joan Barron, James and his brother, Connor Latimer, then introduced the Malala and her friends with gifts, including Scottish Tartan scarf and tablet of Tartan, before visitors were expelled in the carrier people with the driver.