Malala Fund for Girls' Right to Education launched
- Published: 10 Dec 2012 at 22.25
- Online news:
Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari Monday announced a 10-million-dollar donation for a global war chest to educate all girls by 2015 set up in the name of Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education.
The "Malala Fund for Girls' Right to Education'' aims at raising billions of dollars to ensure that all girls go to school by 2015 in line with United Nations Millennium goals.
Pakistan Education Minister Waqas Akram signed the agreement with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization head Irina Bokova.
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