Motion to Give Malala Yousafzai Honorary Citizenship – October 2014

House of Commons Proceedings

Motion to Give Malala Yousafzai Honorary Citizenship – October 2014

On October 21, 2014, MPs unanimously pass Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s motion to give honorary Canadian citizenship to Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel prizewinning advocate for women’s and girls’ rights. Ms. Yousafzai’s campaign for girls’ education rights in Pakistan made her the target of an assassination attempt by the Taliban in October 2012, when she was fifteen years old.