In this Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, photo, a Pakistani student, stands on a chair to the reach the blackboard and write on it, during a class at the EHD foundation school, in Islamabad, Pakistan. A teenage activist recently shot and critically wounded by the Taliban risked her life to attend school, but the threat from the militant group is just one of many obstacles Pakistani girls face in getting an education. Others include rampant poverty, harassment and the government's failure to prioritize education spending. (AP Photo/Nathalie Bardou)

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In this Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, photo, a Pakistani student, stands on a chair to the reach the blackboard and write on it, during a class at the EHD foundation school, in Islamabad, Pakistan. A teenage activist recently shot and critically wounded by the Taliban risked her life to attend school, but the threat from the militant group is just one of many obstacles Pakistani girls face in getting an education. Others include rampant poverty, harassment and the government's failure to prioritize education spending.  (AP Photo/Nathalie Bardou)
In this Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, photo, a Pakistani student, stands on a chair to the reach the blackboard and write on it, during a class at the EHD foundation school, in Islamabad, Pakistan. A teenage activist recently shot and critically wounded by the Taliban risked her life to attend school, but the threat from the militant group is just one of many obstacles Pakistani girls face in getting an education. Others include rampant poverty, harassment and the government's failure to prioritize education spending. (AP Photo/Nathalie Bardou)
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