World 10 October 2014 Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi win the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize They win “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”. Malala Yousafzai speaking in Westminster Abbey in March 2014. Photo: Getty Sign UpGet the New Statesman\'s Morning Call email. Sign-up The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai: BREAKING NEWS: The #nobelprize2014 in Peace is awarded to Indian Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani Malala Yousafzay pic.twitter.com/W1K0rh9An6 — The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) October 10, 2014 At 17, Pakistani education rights activist Malala Yousafzai is the youngest-ever winner of the prize. She first came to global attention in 2012, when a Taliban gunman attempted to assassinate her on her school bus. After surgery and rehabilitation in the UK, she has become an international advocate for access to education, in particular for girls who are denied opportunities to learn. Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi, who shares the prize with Yousafzai, is the founder of the Bachpan Bachao Andolan movement. The organisation, which Satyarthi formed in 1980, campaigns against child labour and human trafficking in South Asia. › Ukip should examine its own record over a disability “tirade” Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!