Malala Yousefzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who survived being shot by the Taliban, has been recognized for her bravery. She was awarded the European Parliment's Sakharov prize for freedom of thought.
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan for the first time since she was shot by the Taliban in 2012. DW examines why Malala – loved around the world – is not so popular in her home country.
Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize recipient, has visited her home town of Mingora, where a Taliban militant shot and wounded her in 2012. Security officials said her visit by helicopter was for only one day.
The European Parliament has awarded its Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to Venezuela's opposition-dominated National Assembly, as well as to political prisoners in the country.
The school is being widely lauded for its efforts to empower Pakistan's marginalized transgender community. But will it change the widely entrenched conservative mindset? Shah Meer Baloch reports from Lahore.
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