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Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai ties knot in Britain

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai ties knot in Britain

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Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai ties knot in Britain Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai ties knot in Britain

Malala Yousafzai, who at 17 became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, got married in England on Tuesday. she survived being shot aged 15 by a Taliban gunman in her native Pakistan in 2012.

The 24-year-old, who lives in Britain, shared the news of her marriage on social media along with a picture of her new husband, who she named only as Asser.

"Today marks a precious day in my life. Asser and I tied the knot to be partners for life," she wrote on Twitter, adding four pictures to her post.

Malala gave no other information about her husband apart from his first name.

Internet users identified him as Asser Malik, general manager of the Pakistan Cricket Board's High-Performance Centre. However, there is no confirmation on this yet.

Malala is revered in many parts of the world, especially in Western countries, for her personal courage and her eloquence in advocating for the rights of girls and women. In Pakistan, her activism has divided public opinion.

As recently as July this year, Malala told British Vogue magazine that she was not sure if she would ever marry.

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