I want to serve the people: Malala Yousafzai

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I want to serve the people: Malala

“I want to serve the people. I want every girl, every child, to be educated,” Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for promoting girls’ education, has said in a recorded message.

The 15-year-old was shot by a Taliban assassin as she took a bus home from school in Pakistan’s northwest region in October 2012. She was flown to Britain shortly after the attack and was treated at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

She said she is “getting better day by day”.

The teenager underwent a successful surgery on her skull and ear at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham at the weekend, reported the

In the message recorded in the days before her latest operation, she spoke of her hopes for the future and the work she wants to carry on through a charitable fund created in her name - the Malala Fund.IANS

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