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Greta met Malala: young activists pictured together in Oxford

Greta met Malala: young activists pictured together in Oxford


LONDON: Teen local weather activist Greta Thunberg met Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai at Britain’s University of Oxford on Tuesday and posed for a photograph collectively.

Yousafzai, extensively identified by her first identify, Malala, is a scholar on the University of Oxford. The 22-year-old posted a photograph on Instagram of herself and Thunberg sitting on a bench with their arms round one another, with a caption “Thank you, @gretathunberg” and a coronary heart emoji.

Thunberg, 17, is within the United Kingdom to hitch a faculty strike in Bristol on Friday.

Both ladies shot to worldwide fame after standing up for main international points: local weather change and ladies’s schooling.

Thunberg turned a family identify after skipping college in Sweden to protest in opposition to local weather change, whereas Malala was shot within the head by the Taliban in Pakistan for campaigning for women to be allowed to go to highschool.

In 2014, Malala turned the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for her advocacy of schooling. She turned a world image of the resilience of ladies within the face of oppression.

Thunberg was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 and 2020.

The pair met to debate their activism at Lady Margaret Hall, Malala‘s Oxford faculty. Thunberg additionally talked to a few of the college students about local weather change and protest.

The faculty’s grasp, Alan Rusbridger, posted a photograph of Thunberg on his personal Instagram and Twitter, saying that he was honoured to host Thunberg and grateful that she discovered time to speak to the scholars.

Malala additionally posted the picture on Twitter and commented: “She’s the one pal I’d skip college for.”

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