Malala urges support to educate Syria refugee children
AMMAN (AFP) - Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taleban, urged the world on Wednesday to help Syrian refugee children receive a proper education.
"There are still so many girls and children who cannot go to school," Malala said as she visited a school in northern Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp.
"I think the whole community outside, the international community, should help these children," she said in a video posted on the website of the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR.
"They (the children) say they want to get an education because they want a bright future and all have dreams. Someone wants to become a doctor, someone wants to become an engineer and someone wants to become a journalist."