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Malala highlights education needs of Iraq's displaced children

Original story at UNHCR• 7 mentions • 2 months ago

UNHCR 2 months ago

 
HASANSHAM, Iraq – During her first visit to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday called for world leaders to invest in education for children in conflict stricken countries. “Education cannot be ignored. Especially for countries that are going through conflict. Education is a basic human right. Every world leader gives their child education so let’s give it to these children,” she said during a visit to a camp for Iraqis displaced during the fighting to retake Mosul. “It’s important to speak out for internally displaced girls because I was displaced for three months,
 
 
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14 Jul
Melissa Fleming @melissarfleming
“Education cannot be ignored. Especially for countries that are going through conflict." - @Malala https://t.co/PH8Mm7rJmX
14 Jul
UNHCR United Kingdom @UNHCRUK
RT @MattSaltmarsh: 'Education is a basic human right' @Malala during visit to a camp for #Iraq IDPs #Mosul https://t.co/5nSOyozg8G https://
13 Jul
Tanya @TMODOM
RT @Refugees: “Education is necessary to protect children both now and in the future” -@Malala https://t.co/gDoWWPAuC8
13 Jul
Melinda Rooke @MelindaRooke
RT @m_marope: Malala highlights education needs of Iraq's displaced children: https://t.co/TQyRAWXI5x #WithRefugees via @refugees
12 Jul
USA for UNHCR @UNRefugeeAgency
"Education is a basic human right.” Thank you @Malala for advocating for the rights of #refugee children! #MalalaDay https://t.co/Yq64AOkgSR
12 Jul
UN Refugee Agency @Refugees
"Education cannot be ignored. Especially for countries that are going through conflict." -@Malala while in #Iraq https://t.co/HwZMDtsYoQ