Pakistani teenager and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, told U.S. President Barack Obama he could "change the world" if he would send books overseas instead of guns.
Speaking to Ronan Farrow from NBC News, the inspiring education activist said: "When I was meeting President Obama, I shared two or three things with him. Number one was that the money that is spent on weapons and on guns and on wars — if that money was spent on education, it could really change the world. The best way to fight against terrorism is to invest in education... My message was very simple. I said instead of sending guns, send books. Instead of sending weapons, send teachers."
The 17-year-old continued: "It's very important to reach those people and [tell] them that it is their responsibility to contribute to education and consider it important and make it their top priority."
Malala is the the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.