Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate, made her first visit to Brazil as she tours for education charity. 

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She intends to advocate for the increase in education spending after the Brazilian government froze federal spending to reduce public debt.

Malala also expects for about 1.5 million girls to return to school, especially the ones belonging to the minorities and are comparatively less privileged in terms of literacy and secondary school completion.

During her visit, she said in a tweet, "Girls should tell their leaders what they need to achieve their goals and continue to use their voices until they are heard. Never give up. "

Following her visit to Brazil, the renowned author, Paulo Coelho thanked Malala for her significant contribution towards education, particularly girls' education.

Paulo Coelho took his twitter handle to address Malala, he tweeted:

To this, Malala responded back to Paulo Coelho as: