Youngster local weather activist Greta Thunberg met Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai at Britain’s College of Oxford on Tuesday and posed for a photograph in combination.
Yousafzai, widely recognized by means of her first identify, Malala, is a scholar on the College of Oxford.
The 22-year-old posted a photograph on Instagram of herself and Ms Thunberg sitting on a bench with their fingers round every different, with a caption, “Thanks, @gretathunberg” and a center emoji.
Thunberg, 17, is in the UK to enroll in a college strike in Bristol on Friday.
Each ladies shot to international reputation after status up for main world problems: local weather trade and girls’s training.
Thunberg turned into a family identify after skipping college in Sweden to protest in opposition to local weather trade, whilst Malala used to be shot within the head by means of the Taliban in Pakistan for campaigning for women to be allowed to visit college.
In 2014, Malala turned into the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for her advocacy of training. She turned into a world image of the resilience of girls within the face of oppression.
Ms Thunberg used to be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 and 2020.
The pair met to talk about their activism at Girl Margaret Corridor, Malala’s Oxford school. Ms Thunberg additionally talked to one of the crucial scholars about local weather trade and protest.
The school’s grasp, Alan Rusbridger, posted a photograph of Thunberg on his personal Instagram and Twitter, pronouncing that he used to be honoured to host Ms Thunberg and thankful that she discovered time to speak to the scholars.
Malala additionally posted the photograph on Twitter and commented: “She’s the one buddy I might skip college for.”
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