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Jon Stewart Wants To Adopt Malala Yousafzai

The 16-year-old Noble Peace Prize nominee, appeared on the Daily Show Tuesday night to advocate for widespread access to education. Jon Stewart was very excited.

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On Tuesday, 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai went on The Daily Show to discuss her new book and why she continues to fight for women's right to education.

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"I thought, why shall I wait for someone else?" Yousafzai said. "Why don't I raise my voice? Why don't I stand up for my rights? I need to tell the world what is happening."

The two extended interview clips uploaded on The Daily Show's website are a must-watch.

"I believe there is no difference between a man and a woman," said Yousafzai. "I even believe a woman is more powerful than men."

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The crowd erupted with cheer as Yousafzai laughed. "Wait, what?" joked Stewart. "Malala, this was going so well."

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In the last segment, Yousafzai offered suggestions for Americans looking to help support girls' access to education.

Contact Ali Vingiano at alison.vingiano@buzzfeed.com.

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