International Children’s Peace Prize 2013 goes to Malala Yousafzai

Famous Pakistani brave girl and activist Malala Yusafzai who was shot in head by Taliban for campaigning for girls’ right to education, has won the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize 2013. She is currently living in Britain where she was given life-saving treatment.

About International Children’s Peace Prize:

The International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded every year to a child who has made a remarkable contribution to advocating children’s rights and improving the condition of vulnerable children such as orphans, child labourers and children with HIV/AIDS.

Who established International Children’s Peace Prize ?

The prize was established by the Kids Rights Foundation, an international children’s aid and advocacy organization based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Who was the first child to get International Children’s Peace Prize?

In 2005, the first International Children’s Peace Prize was awarded to Nkosi Johnson posthumously. He was a South African boy who brought international attention to children with HIV/AIDS and founded the Nkosi’s Haven home for HIV-positive mothers and children.

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