Malala The alarm cry on Syria, the day of his 18th birthday



On the occasion of his birthday this Sunday, Malala has accused world leaders to abandon Syrian children. Passage in Lebanon, the young Pakistani came to inaugurate a school must accommodate nearly 200 Syrian older 14 to 18 years.

Nothing stops the fight that Malala Yousafzai door, Nobel Peace Prize . Even on the day of his birthday, the young Pakistani known for its commitment to girls’ education and its fight against the Taliban wanted to alert the international community about the chaotic situation in which plunge Syria.

“On this day, I send a message to the leaders of this country (Syria), this region and the world: you give the Syrian people, especially children in Syria,” she accused this Sunday at a trip to Lebanon . “This is a tragedy, the worst refugee crisis in the world for decades.” According to official figures, Lebanon would have allowed some 1.2 million Syrians since the conflict began.

Passage in Lebanon, the young woman, who was seriously injured in 2012 by the Taliban , came on Sunday inaugurated a school for girls in informal Syrian refugee camps in the Bekaa Valley (eastern Lebanon). Near the Syrian border, the school called “Malala Yousafzai All-Girls” will host over 200 Syrian older 14 to 18 years. This program should enable them to get the baccalaureate degree or vocational training, both recognized by the Lebanese Ministry of Education.

Free schooling for all children of the world

Surrounded by Syrian refugee girls, Malala said she was “honored” to celebrate her eighteenth birthday with girls as “courageous and inspiring.” “I am here on behalf of the 28 million children who have been deprived of because of wars classroom. Their courage and dedication to continue their education in difficult conditions inspire people around the world and it is our duty to support them.

Malala, who lives in Birmingham, in central England with his family since 2012, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 and became a combat icon to girls’ education. This on top of Oslo on education for development Tuesday, the young activist stated that “The equivalent of eight days of military spending would be enough to finance free education for all children of the world.” Estimates of its foundation, Malala Fund, a compulsory and universal education 12 years would cost approximately $ 39 billion per year.