OTTAWA: The youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate and the Pakistani activist for female education, Malala Yousafzai on Saturday called on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a comprehensive discussion on G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council (GEAC).
Canadian prime Minister Justin Trudeau, sharing a photograph on his tweeter handle regarding his meeting with the Pakistani activist for female education, said “Great to catch up with @Malala today in Ottawa.”
In his tweet, the Canadian PM said; “We talked about the important work of the G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council and our commitment to making sure more women & girls around the world get to go to school.”
On January, 2018, Prime Minister Trudeau announced the creation of the Gender Equality Advisory Council with an aim to ensure that gender equality and women’s empowerment are integrated across all themes.
Last year in April, Malala Yousafzai was bestowed with an honorary Canadian citizenship , and was warmly welcomed in the Canadian parliament by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
In her address to Canadian the parliament, the Pakistani activist had spoken about women empowerment, educating the girl child and the tragic situation of the refugees.