Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was shot in the head when she was 14 by the Taliban for advocating for education rights for girls, has won the top EU prize for human rights, along with $67,000.
Now 16 and fully recovered after hospitalization in the UK, Malala appeared on The Daily Show this week. Watch the interview that inspired speechlessness in the show’s host, Jon Stewart.
Her book, I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, is currently the second-best selling book on Amazon.com.
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