SATYARTHI RECEIVES 2014 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

SATYARTHI RECEIVES 2014 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE
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Nobel Prize

Kailash Satyarthi delivered his Nobel Lecture on 10 December 2014 at the Oslo City Hall, Norway.
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Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize alongside Malala “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.”

Much of the world’s population, especially in poor countries, is made up of children and young people. To achieve a peaceful world, it is crucial that the rights of children and young people be respected. Following the tradition of Mahatma Gandhi, Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi has waged a peaceful struggle to stop children being exploited as labor instead of attending school. He has also contributed to the development of international conventions on the rights of children.

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