“A great moment for all those children”, Said Kailash Satyarthi to Adam Smith, Chief Scientific Officer at Nobel Media, after he got the news that he has been awarded the world’s most prestigious award.
Kailash Satyarthi said he felt “very honoured” to be awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize together with Malala Yousufzai. Hear an interview with him about his reaction and what the Prize means for his cause. “Everyone must acknowledge and see that child slavery still exists in the world in its ugliest face and form. And this is crime against humanity, this is intolerable, this is unacceptable. And this must go.”
Kailash Satyarthi – Facts
Born: 11 January 1954, Vidisha, India
Residence at the time of the award: India
Prize motivation: “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”
Prize share: 1/2