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Zayn Malik supports Malala Yousafzai’s aims of promoting girls education

Zayn Malik, the former One Direction band member, has collaborated with Pakistani social rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai in her new campaign of promoting girl’s education.

Zayn Malik is actively supporting Malala’s new campaign #NothingMore on his social media accounts. He shared a short promotional video of Yousafzai’s new campaign.

The video contains the message of promoting girls’ education in Pakistan and the regressive cultural norms that deter girls from getting educated. The video encourages people to donate generously to her charity, ‘Malala Fund’ for the promotion of girls’ education in Pakistan and globally.

The video started by saying, “Her community thinks educating girls brings nothing more than shame.” Adding further, “Afsana wants #NothingMore than to go to school. Donate to fund and help every girl learn and lead.”

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“Girls want #NothingMore than education, opportunity, and equality,” the video said in conclusion.

Zayn Malik shared the video and tagged Malala Yousafzai and Malala Fund in the captions of the video. He then added, “Click the link in bio to see how you can help and learn about the Malala Fund.”

The singer also tweeted the video with the same caption. Yousafzai extended her appreciation for Zayn Malik in a witty comment in which Malala said: “You’re headed in the right direction.”

Malala Yousafzai’s service to humanity

Yousafzai, since her miraculous recovery from a deadly attack from the Taliban, has been crusading the journey for girl’s education. She became the youngest receiver of Noble Prize in 2014 just at the age of 17. Since then she has been garnering massive international support for her mission.

She has dedicated her life to actively pursue her ambition to promote girls education. Through her charity organization, Malala has supported the education of young girls in Africa and war-torn Middle Eastern country of Syria.

Once in her interview with British Vogue Magazine, Malala Yousafzai asserted that irrespective of circumstances many girls go against the tides to reach school and study. She stressed that depriving girls of education is a global problem and every person be it an economist or feminist must commit themselves to the cause.

“Today, there are more than 130 million girls who are out of school around the world. Many are forced to marry as young as 11 or 12 years old, so instead of learning, they are cooking, cleaning and raising children of their own. In many places, poverty forces girls to go to work so they can support their families,” she stated.

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Her organization ‘Malala Fund’ donated a heavy amount for the construction of girls’ schools in Swat that was damaged by Taliban militants.

Malala Yousafzai in 2017’s UN convention met various world leaders and urged them to facilitate education for girls. She visited the Syrian refugee girls and provided them with necessary aid for their education.

Although she is immensely praised worldwide but continues to remain a disputed figure in Pakistan, as many admonish her to choose to live abroad after the attack.

Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has even made it to the list of the World’s Most Admired People of 2019.

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