In 2012 she was targeted and shot by a Taliban gunman for speaking out against the groups efforts to separate girls from education. Since surviving the attack, Yousafzai has been awarded a Nobel Peace Prize and continues her work as an activist for female education.
Most recently, Yousafzai has been campaigning for world leaders to guarantee schooling for refugee children.
She praised the Canadian prime minister, describing his leadership upholding refugees and women’s rights as a “true example” to the world.
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