NIGERIA, Abuja: Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai (3rd from left) raises her arms as she poses with five escaped Chibok school girls (L to R): Rebecca Ishaku, Kanna Bitrus, Hauwa John, Hauwa Musa and Hawa Alhl'ama, after giving a press conference during a press conference. Five escaped Chibok school girls and parents of other abducted school girls stand behind her. Malala on July 14 urged Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to meet with parents of the schoolgirls kidnapped three months ago by Boko Haram. Malala, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012 and has become a champion for access to schooling, was in Abuja on her 17th birthday to mark the sombre anniversary of Boko Haram's April 14 abduction of 276 girls from a secondary school in the northeast Nigerian city of Chibok. AFP PHOTO / ISAAC BABATUNDE

Malala, no ordinary teen

Few teenagers can say they have been nominated twice for the Nobel Peace Prize, or spent their 17th birthday lobbying Nigeria’s president to do more to free hundreds of girls kidnapped by radical militants. This one has even been invited to tea with Queen Elizabeth II.

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