PESHAWAR: Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has said that every child has right to education, which needs immense struggle.
She said this in her video link address to Malala Nobel Peace Prize celebration event organized by Mian Raashid Shaheed Foundation here at Nishtar Hall on Tuesday.
Malala said, “to bring change in our society, requires immense struggle.” She told participants that women were deprived of their rights, adding that times have changed and women know what their rights are. For a society to prosper, its women must be educated, she said.
She reiterated her dream, that every child should have a book and pen.
“In order to spread the message of education we all must work together,” she said. Malala stated that women should get their rights as they had been deprived of them since last 100 years.
While praising the capabilities of Awami National Party (ANP) leader Mian Iftikhar, she added that his son was martyred but he never left the right way. Moreover, students also performed many plays and skits in the event.
Addressing the ceremony, General Secretary Awami National Party Mian Iftikhar Hussain said, that his people are not scared of danger, adding that they know how to defend themselves. He said, if Malala is being appreciated across the world, it is a matter of pride for Pakistan.
Iftikhar Hussain said, through education, Malala’s mission of a peaceful Pakistan can be achieved. He concluded that he will fight to fulfill Malala’s mission till his last breath.