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Women on the frontlines for human rights

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A Nepalese student holds a photo of Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, during a candlelight vigil to express support for her in Katmandu, Nepal, Oct.15, 2012. Yousufzai was shot along with two classmates by a Taliban gunman while they were on their way home from school on Oct. 9, 2012. She is a girls' education advocate who criticized the Taliban on a BBC-hosted blog. Yousafzai was airlifted to a U.K. military hospital where she is in recovery.

PHOTO: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

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