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Oscars: Malala Yousafzai Says Pakistan is 'Grateful' to Sharmeen Obaid

  | March 01, 2016 11:22 IST (Islamabad)
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The image on left was posted on Facebook by Malala Fund. Sharmeen (right) photographed at the Vanity Fair party. (Image courtesy: AFP)

Malala Yousafzai, youngest ever Nobel laureate, said that the entire nation was proud of Sharmeen Obaid and grateful to her for raising voice for women rights. Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy's A Girl In The River: The Price of Forgiveness, based on honour killings, won the Best Short Documentary Oscar

Pakistani activist for female education and youngest ever Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Monday congratulated Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy for winning second Oscar, The News International reported.
Malala told the daily that the entire nation was proud of Sharmeen Obaid and grateful to her for raising voice for women rights. (Also Read: Pakistani Film on Honour Killings Wins Best Short Documentary Oscar)
Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy's A Girl In The River: The Price of Forgiveness won the Best Short Documentary Oscar at the 88th Academy Awards. (Also Read - Oscars 2016: Complete List of Winners)
Malala also expressed hope that the Pakistan government would introduce effective legislation against honour killing.
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