Pakistani schoolgirl Malala nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
- 5 March 2013
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has been nominated for one of the world's top awards.
The 15-year-old is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, which each year is awarded to a person or organisation that's seen to promote friendliness and peace.
This year a record 259 nominations were received and the winner of the prize will be announced in October.
The Nobel Prizes also include awards in medicine, physics, chemistry and literature.