domingo, 12 de outubro de 2014

Nobel Peace Prize distinguishes children's rights activists

Children, children's rights, were the object of the Nobel Committee that awarded the Nobel Peace Prize winner 2014 the Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi.

Malala Yousefazai, a militant for the right of education of girls, was already known worldwide after being shot by the Taliban because of an article he wrote for a Western media.

With 17 years, Malala is the youngest person ever to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

In homeland in Pakistan, family, friends and residents celebrated the distinction.

A professor of Malala explains that she is a smart girl who always had education, education in heart in particular for girls. She obtained a great success, we are very proud of it, today, "stresses.

On the streets of New Delhi, in India, many children showed contentment by Kailash Satyarthi, someone who abandoned the electrical engineering to beat against the exploitation of children for financial gain.

"Thanks to the efforts of this person, children are studying and are not working. It's good that he won prize, "says one boy.

Kailash Satyarthi estimated that there are 60 million children in India to carry out forced labour, i.e. six per cent of the population.

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