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EDM (Early Day Motion) 399: tabled on 11 July 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that on 12 July 2013, Malala Yousafzai celebrates her 16th birthday, her first after being shot by Taliban gunmen in response to her continued attendance at school in defiance of their opposition to girls' education; endorses her global campaign to raise awareness of attacks on girls' education; applauds Malala's efforts to further girls' rights to education through the first youth takeover of the United Nations in New York; welcomes the Government's ongoing commitment to educating girls in developing countries; and further welcomes the work of the UN Special Envoy for Global Education and children's charity Plan UK in supporting her in this vital work.