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    Malala, Pakistani Teen Starts Going to School in UK

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    Malala, the Pakistani teen starts going to school in the UK.

    A Pakistani teenager who was shot in the head by Taliban forces has just started attending school in England.

    Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head while she was riding a school bus in Pakistan in October of 2012.

    Taliban forces were targeting her because of her outspoken opinion that girls have the right to go to school.

    She was flown to England for special medical treatment, which included having a metal plate insertion in her head and a cochlear implant.

    Now, she has started going to a girls a school in Birmingham, England.

    She said: "I think it is the happiest moment that I'm going back to school, this is what I dreamed, that all children should be able to go to school because it is their basic right. I am so proud to wear the uniform because it proves I am a student and that I am living my life and learning."

    The brave girl has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, and her father is now a global education consultant for the Pakistan consulate in Birmingham.

    Pakistan has announced that education will be a compulsory legal right for girls by the end of 2015.