Today is Malala day. Malala Day celebrates the birthday of Malala Yousafzai, the girl who was shot for bravely defying the Taliban and attending school. This year, she has traveled to Nigeria to see the plight of girls, like her, in great danger for simply going to school.
Malala wants to use Malala Day to ask everyone to raise their voices to say: we are #strongerthan those who use fear, intimidation and violence to stand in the way of every girl and boy’s basic right to an education.
How can you help?
Add your name to this statement from Malala and her friends in Nigeria and ask your readers to join you.
Here are a few words from Malala: