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  • Girl Shot by Taliban Addresses the U.N.

    By UNTV



















    Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani student who was shot in the head by the Taliban after speaking out for education rights for girls, spoke to the U.N. Youth Assembly on her 16th birthday, July 12, 2013.


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    Her message goes straight to the heart; "education is only solution." Moreover, this video affirms the important work that is done and the difference made in the world by organizations such as Opportunity Education. Education is central to development. It is one of the most powerful instruments for reducing poverty and inequality and lays a foundation for sustained economic growth.