ISLAMABAD - While Malala Yousufsai has received the Nobel Peace Prize for her bravery and courage for standing up for the education right of all girls, her campaign has started getting world recognition as young women from all four corners of the world are vigorously taking forward her campaign.

More than 40 girls from 12 countries including Pakistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Paraguay, Ethiopia, Zambia, Rwanda, Brazil, El Salvador and the Philippines have been involved in voicing Malala’s famous speeches calling for education for all girls all over the world, shows a short film screened by the children’s development organisation ‘Plan International’ at a gathering here on Wednesday to pay tributes to Malala Yousafzai.

According to the documentary, one of the girls voicing the speech is Angelica, 16, from Tacloban in the Philippines. Because of bullying, Angelica stopped going to school, but plans to continue her studies in the coming year.

After the Haiyan Typhoon, the family received help from Plan International as part of its Post-Haiyan: Building Back Better Project in Tacloban City. Another girl is Selamawi, 16, from Ethiopia. She attends school and aspires to be a doctor or a chemist, as well as helping the Plan campaign to improve girls’ education.

The organisation hopes that Malala’s story will serve as a wake-up call to governments across the world, and is encouraging people to support girls’ education just as Malala is doing.

“This is the day for all Pakistanis to be proud and congratulate Malala for her bravery and courage for standing up for the rights of all girls to receive education,” said Plan International Pakistan Country Director, Rashid Javed, felicitating Malala in his remarks on the occasion.

Rashid called upon the government for more investment in girls’ education and for providing access and protection to girls in and around schools and communities.

“Malala has become a voice for all the millions of Malalas around the world who cannot go to the school”, he said adding investing in girls’ education is the smart choice and the only choice for national progress.

Plan International CEO Nigel Chapman said: “On the day that Malala has received the Nobel Peace Prize, girls around the world are marking the event with a tribute to her campaign for education.”

Malala has become icon in representing many girls’ difficult struggle to obtain their rightful education, she remarked.

Globally, it is estimated that 62 million girls are still out of school, with one in five adolescent girls around the world denied an education by the daily realities of poverty, discrimination and violence.