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Pakistan to play match for Malala Fund

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Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates are to play a charity football match to raise money for the girls' education fund set up by teenage campaigner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban. 

Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for promoting girls' education, announces the first grant of the Mala Fund, April 5, 2013. Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates are to play a charity football match to raise money for the girls' education fund set up by Malala.

The 15-year-old, from Pakistan's northwestern Swat Valley, came to international attention in October last year after she was shot by a gunman for campaigning for the right of girls to go to school.

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