UN Messenger of Peace Malala says girls can change the world

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UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.

The Pakistani teenager whose courageous defense of girls' education continues to inspire people worldwide has a message for girls everywhere: your voice matters.

Malala Yousafzai, 19, was speaking on Monday after being appointed a UN Messenger of Peace; the youngest person to receive the distinction.

The Nobel Peace Laureate first came to the world's attention in October 2012 after being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' right to go to school.

Dianne Penn asked Malala about her new role.

Duration: 5’48″

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