20121109-072136Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani girl who drew global attention after being shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls’ education, is celebrating her 16th birthday today by delivering her first public address at the United Nations to theĀ the UN Youth Assembly with a speech advocating for universal primary education, or Millenium Development Goal #2.

To watch the live webcast of her address and the entire event, click here.

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