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Child rights activists Malala of Pakistan, Satyarthi of India receive Nobel Peace Prize

  • Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan, left, and Kailash Satyarthi of India arrive for the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony in Oslo, Norway, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014.  The Nobel Peace Prize is being shared between Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Taliban attack survivor, and the youngest Nobel Prize winner ever, and Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi in a ceremony in Oslo on Wednesday.  (AP Photo/Cornelius Poppe, Scanpix)

    Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan, left, and Kailash Satyarthi of India arrive for the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony in Oslo, Norway, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014. The Nobel Peace Prize is being shared between Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Taliban attack survivor, and the youngest Nobel Prize winner ever, and Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi in a ceremony in Oslo on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Cornelius Poppe, Scanpix)  (The Associated Press)

  • Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan, right, and Kailash Satyarthi of India take their seats during the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony in Oslo, Norway, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014.  The Nobel Peace Prize is being shared between Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Taliban attack survivor, and the youngest Nobel Prize winner ever, and Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi in a ceremony in Oslo on Wednesday.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan, right, and Kailash Satyarthi of India take their seats during the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony in Oslo, Norway, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014. The Nobel Peace Prize is being shared between Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Taliban attack survivor, and the youngest Nobel Prize winner ever, and Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi in a ceremony in Oslo on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)  (The Associated Press)

  • Nobel Peace Prize laureates Kailash Satyarthi, left, and Malala Yousafzai arrive at Save the Children (Redd Barna) peace prize festivities in Oslo, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/NTB Scanpix, Hakon Mosvold Larsen)  NORWAY OUT

    Nobel Peace Prize laureates Kailash Satyarthi, left, and Malala Yousafzai arrive at Save the Children (Redd Barna) peace prize festivities in Oslo, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/NTB Scanpix, Hakon Mosvold Larsen) NORWAY OUT  (The Associated Press)

Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India have received the Nobel Peace Prize for risking their lives to fight for children's rights.

The 17-year-old Malala, the youngest ever Nobel winner, and Satyarthi, age 60, collected the award at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital to a standing ovation.

Saying that all children have a right to childhood and education instead of forced labor, Nobel committee chairman Thorbjorn Jagland said "this world conscience can find no better expression than through" this year's winners.

The Nobel awards in medicine, physics, chemistry and literature are set to be presented in Stockholm later Wednesday.

The award ceremonies are always held on Dec. 10, the anniversary of prize founder Alfred Nobel's death in 1896.