Pakistan pays families to send girls to school, marks 'Malala Day'
November 12th, 2012
Pakistan’s government announced that it would pay stipends to poor families if they send their children to school. The announcement marks a special day in honor of children’s rights activist Malala Yousafzai, after she was shot by the Taliban for speaking out against the insurgency. The attack on the 15-year old immediately drew international condemnation …