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    Malala Yousafzai, a 20-year-old Pakistani activist for female education who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, has announced that her own education will continue after she was accepted to Oxford University.

    The activist took to Twitter on Thursday to announce the news. Yousafzai will now study Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University.

    Most Twitter users responded to her announcement with joy.

    Malala Yousafzai is the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate in history. She won the prize in 2014 for her "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education." She has been an active supporter of education for women in her native region in northwest Pakistan. In 2012, a Taliban militant shot her for campaigning for human rights, severely wounding her in the head. Having survived the attack, Yousafzai continues to fight for human rights.


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