Birmingham, UK: the United Nations joined hands with local community organization LAHMA to celebrate World Malala day! The eyes of the world’s media were on Lozells in Birmingham as Khalid Mahmood MP and community leaders came together to commend the world’s youngest hero who put her life on the line to champion education, democracy and freedom for all especially women and young girls! Various media agencies including ABC News from the United States Of America, BBC and ITV national television, the leading media corporation from China, E Pakistan News Leading Online Media Agency from Pakistan and India and many other countries were present at the event.
It is well documented that for many, a future with out education often manifests in to a future with out hope. It was through Malala’s aspiration to have a fair education system in her country, her local neighbourhood and beyond that was the driving factor that helps us to understand her giant level of bravery.
This is an aspiration we sincerely hope will always remain and it is imperative that the international community commends and supports Malala for her outspokenness, brave and noble actions. We here in the United Kingdom especially amongst our Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities have worrying problems that relate to lack of academic attainment in our schools. This was also one of the driving factors of why we LAHMA thought it pivotal to organise this event which turned out to be the largest of it’s kind on the plannet attracting people from all faiths, ethnisities and geographical backgrounds who came together with hope for the future and words of praise for our hero Malala.
This event would not have been possible with out the support of our Member Of Parliament The Honourable Khalid Mahmood MP who has served the United Kingdom for over a decade in his capacity as a senior British Parliamentarian trying to work towards a fairer and more equal society not only here in the UK but around the world. LAHMA would like to thank all attendees and journalists who travelled down to Birmingham at a very early hour this morning to be a part of this historic event.
Our thanks to the United Nation’s Special Envoy On Global Education, the former Prime Minister of Great Britain the Right Honourable Gordon Brown MP for supporting LAHMA, team Khalid Mahmood MP and our noble activists in this worthy cause.