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Live: Malala Yousafzai addresses UN

12 July 2013 Last updated at 14:17 BST

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban while travelling to school, is making a statement to the UN about the importance of education.

The speech coincides with her 16th birthday, which is being marked by the first all-youth takeover of the UN General Assembly in New York.

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