Malala lauds Pakistan’s Sharmeen on getting Oscar

Islamabad, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistani activist for female education and youngest ever Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Monday congratulated Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy for winning second Oscar.

Speaking by phone, Malala said the entire nation was proud of Sharmeen Obaid and grateful to her for raising voice for women rights.

Internationally known filmmaker from Pakistan, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s documentary ‘A Girl In The River: The Price of Forgiveness’ has won the Oscar at the 88th Academy Award Ceremony.

Malala expressed a hope that the Pakistan government would introduce effective legislation against honour killing, The News International reported.

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