Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi – Joint Recipients – 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO, Norway — Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for risking their lives to fight for children’s rights. The decision made Malala, a 17-year-old student and education activist, the youngest-ever Nobel winner.

The news set off celebrations on the streets of Mingora, the main town in Pakistan’s volatile Swat Valley, with residents greeting each other and distributing sweets. At the town’s Khushal Public School, which is owned by Malala’s father, students danced in celebration Friday, jumping up and down.

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Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi - Joint Recipients - 2014 Nobel Peace Prize


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