Pakistani Malala Yousafzai Believes Chibok Girls would have been Found if They Had Rich Parents

February 8, 2015 6:36 pm

Do you agree with her? Malala Yousafzai,
the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, has
criticized Nigerian and world leaders for not doing enough to free the
hundreds of schoolgirls that were kidnapped over 300 days ago by Boko

The joint Nobel peace prize winner said much more would have been done
to win their release had they come from a more privileged background.
Malala said:
“Nigerian leaders and the international community can and must do
much more to resolve this crisis and change their weak response to

If these girls were the children of politically or financially
powerful parents, much more would be done to free them. But they come
from an impoverished area of north-east and sadly little has
changed since they were kidnapped. 

These young women risked everything to get an education that most of us
take for granted. I will not forget my sisters. We cannot forget them.
We must demand their freedom until they are reunited with the families
and back in school, getting the education they so desperately desire.”

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