Malala Yousafzai to get Harvard award for education activism.

After a number of accolades and recognition for promoting girls education, Nobel Prize Winner, Malala Yousafzai, is set to be honoured by Harvard University for the same cause.

Harvard’s Kennedy School says Yousafzai will be awarded the 2018 Gleitsman Award at a Dec. 6 ceremony.

Yousafzai became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 when she was recognized for her global work supporting schooling for all children.

Malala Yousafzai, will speak at a special event in Edinburgh in December this year.

According to reports, Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner, will speak at the Social Bite event to thank those taking part in this year’s Sleep in the Park event in December.

Malala Yousafzai, has been living in the UK since October 2012. She was shifted from Pakistan to a hospital in Birmingham after she had sustained a bullet in her head in a targeted attack by militants in Swat. She was on her way home in a school van with other girls after an exam when the TTP men opened fire on them. Two other girls also sustained gunshot wounds.

Five years ago, Malala Yousafzai and her father Ziauddin co-founded the Malala Fund to bring awareness to the social and economic impact of girls’ education worldwide.

On December 10, 2014, Yousafzai received Nobel Peace Prize jointly with Indian children’s rights and education advocate Kailash Satyarthi.

In March this year, Malala returned to Pakistan for the first time after attack and visited her hometown Swat under tight security.

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