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Malala highlights education needs of Iraq's displaced children

Original story at UNHCR• 2 mentions • 2 weeks ago

UNHCR 2 weeks 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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What they're saying:

14 Jul
Melissa Fleming @melissarfleming
“Education cannot be ignored. Especially for countries that are going through conflict." - @Malala https://t.co/PH8Mm7rJmX
13 Jul
UN Refugee Agency @Refugees
“Education is necessary to protect children both now and in the future” -@Malala https://t.co/gDoWWPAuC8