You can read Malala’s speech to Canadian Parliament

April 13, 2017 at 1:20 pm Leave a comment

Yesterday, Wednesday April 12, 2017, Malala Yousafzai became an honorary citizen of Canada and delivered a speech in Canada’s  House of Commons. School libraries abound with books about Malala and any class doing a social justice unit will have included her in it’s lessons in discussions about the importance and impact of educating girls – in safe communities.

In her speech she says “Your motto and your stand “welcome to Canada” is more than a headline or a hashtag. It is the spirit of humanity that every single one of us would yearn for if our family was in crisis. I pray that you continue to open your homes and your hearts to the world’s most defenceless children and families, and I hope your neighbours will follow your example.”

Read about her award and speech (see videos, too)  in these selected articles:

Check ’em out!

Rowan

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