Kelisia Morrison 5th period September 14, 2017 Character List Malala Yousafzai • A Pashtun girl who grew up in Pashtun Valley, Pakistan. She went to throughout her entire childhood, and became an education activists speaking out against the Taliban for girl’s education. When, she was fifteen years old she was shot in the head by the Taliban for speaking out. Ziauddin Yousafzi • Malala’s father, who had many jobs throughout his life and worked hard to provide for his family. He created and all-girls school, which Malala attended throughout her childhood. Ziauddin was also an advocate for education and he loved his daughter from the moment she was born even though, daughters were typically less prized in their community. Tor Pekai Yousafzai • Malala’s mother, who always tried to live life according to the Quran. Tor Pekai did not go to school because when she was growing up she sold her books for candy after the first day of school because she was jealous of her friends who got to stay home. Khusal Yousafzai • Malala’s middle brother who doesn’t enjoy going to school as much as Malala but, Malala tells him the importance of going to school. Atal Yousafzai • Malala’s youngest brother who’s very interested in games and jokes as a young kid enjoying life. Malka E-Noor • Malala’s classmate classroom. Malka E-Noor is intelligent like, Malala and they both compete for the top spot in their classes. Hidayatullah • Malala’s father’s friend who played a large role in founding the
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Malala’s father was a teacher, and therefore, at Malala’s tender age, he was trying to establish his school. Due to this fact, Malala valued education and therefore developed passion towards it since her tender age. She was close to her father, a factor that made her bright in class. Malala always placed the top position in her class, and this greatly motivated her to be enthusiastic about education. Malala’s best friend Mónica, together with another girl by the name Malka-e-Noor, were also hardworking, and this made her always aim for the top. Since the top position in her class was always taken by a girl, she believed that girls had the same potential as a boys (Peer 2). The performance of her class greatly shaped her early perspective of education as a
Malala Visits the girls who are imprisoned in their homes, not allowed to go to school or learn anything. She Instructs the ignorant Taliban to let girls learn and have their basic rights of freedom. And she feeds the girls who are hungry for knowledge. Malala is a true modern day prophet and lives a life that reflects the works of mercy. As Malala says when talking about standing up for herself, “I said to myself, Malala you must be brave. You must not be afraid of anyone. You are only trying to get an education. You are not committing a crime.”.
Malala Youafzai is now a inspiring activist for women's education. Malala has a strong passion for education and loved school as a child. She lived in terriable circumstances in which a radical terrorist group, the Taliban, was terrorizing her city. Enforcing cruel strict Islamic law Malala bravly spoke out against the Taliban. Through many courages and tragic events Malala was globaly noticed, bringing attention to the issues of childrens and womens education and influencing millions of people.
Malala Yousafzai believes that education is a basic right for every person. Malala, born July twelfth, nineteen ninety-seven is an activist for girls education. She was shot at just fifteen years old as a result of her life as an activist. Malala was nominated for the twenty-thirteen Nobel Peace Prize, but she did not win it. Many people have mixed feelings about the outcome of her nomination for the prestigious award. Malala believes that education is the basic right of boys and girls, men and women everywhere. The controversy which surrounds her life is a direct result of these beliefs, and is the reason she was shot.
Malala was a special girl. She lived in Mingora, Pakistan, where it eventually was controlled by Taliban. She attended a school that her father founded which was taken away by the laws against education for girls that the Taliban was creating to destroy. In the year of 2009, she became a blogger for BBC to talk about the horror of the control that the Taliban were achieving. But on the same year, she was threatened was eventually shot in the head by a Taliban. It was an ordinary day and “Malala was sitting in her school bus when a man climbed on board and demanded to know “Which one of you is Malala?” When she answered, “I am Malala”, the man opened fire” (Kennedy- Macfoy). However she survived the bullet and actually gave one of the biggest messages ever, education for all girls. No one knew should would live and will make a change on the gender roles towards education, especially the Tailban who thought they have gotten away of the assassination. She gave a lot of speeches towards this powerful disapproval of women education and to create a stand that women deserve the right to education themselves. As her ideas and message became to spread, “she became one of the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize” (Kettler). She also got her own day called Malala day on July 12, 2015 where she continued to take action on women education and with Malala funds she was able to open a school in Lebanon. Malala became a symbol over the education for girls and the disagreement towards gender
Malala Yousafzai was a talented and brave young woman who had one goal in life: to get an education and encourage others to do the same. Born in Pakistan, Malala did not grow up with many resources, but she was lucky enough to have a father that shared the same goal as her. At the young age of fifteen, she was shot in the face by the Taliban for standing up for girls’ rights to an education. Although the recovery time was long and hard, the Taliban did not silence her as she continued her campaign. This eventually led her to opening her own school in Yemen and writing the novel I Am Malala. As someone who highly values education and bravery, her story made me interested in learning more about her culture, family, and experiences.
As Americans, we are privileged in many ways one of the main reasons being education. Malala Yousafzai is a hero who disobeyed the Taliban and urged girls be allowed an education. She is a 20-year-old female Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate. She is one of many people who has survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban. Malala has impacted the world in a positive way for countless people in many different ways.
Malala was a young girl living in the middle east, sneaking around nearby terrorist trying to get an education. One day, on their way to school, her bus was stopped and attacked by terrorist. The terrorist started shooting and Malala was shot in the head. She miraculously survived and after years of therapy recovered. She now travels the world sharing her story and standing up for girls everywhere. Malala took a tragedy and turned it into an inspiration.
Malala starts by reminding readers how convenient life is in modern countries, and continues to describe the day she was shot, telling readers about everyone’s reactions and her memories of the day. She presents the question, “Who is Malala?” and proceeds to tell us her story, ending the prologue. Malala Yousafzai was born in the Swat Valley to Toor Pekai and Ziauddin Yousafzai. Malala had noticed gender inequality as a young child. Her father, Ziauddin grew up with an unfortunate stutter. Luckily, his passion about many political topics let him overcome his stutter, especially after memorizing and studying many of his
Raised in an educated family, Malala soon showed her fond for education. Her father worked extensively to promote education in her home town. He successfully built a school that could raise more than 1000 children. Those children did not go to school for knowledge; they went to change their life. They did not want to stay inside their comfort
As a child Malala was always interested in school. She constantly asked to read books and hear stories. That was all until the a terrorist group called the Taliban took over her home town Swat Valley in Pakistan. When the Taliban took over they banned young girls from going to school. From there on Malala chose to invest in her education and was secretly taught math, reading, and writing.
Reading his narrative life, inspired me to think about how easy it is to go to school, and learn without any violence happen to me. I do not have to secretly read after I do my chores or ask for permission. He has inspired me to fully take in and appreciate the classrooms I get, the teachers who are there every day, and the help that is offered to me for free at the library and other institutions. Like Douglass, Malala faced struggles to attain her education. She grew up in Pakistan in a village called the Swat Valley. In her home education was important. Where she lived women/ girls were allowed to go to school, but not everyone believed that was a good thing. The Taliban had grown to large numbers, proclaiming their extreme beliefs onto people, one of them is that girls were not allowed to be educated. So schools had to be hidden in what looked like regular buildings, but as soon as the students walked in “that doorway was like a magical entrance to our own special world” (Yousafzai, 2013). School meant so much to these students that even if a large extremist group was threatening them, they still went
She is a staunch advocate for the power of education and has set an example for many young girls. Without Malala, many girls would still not get their education but, luckily, she has fought for her and many women’s
Because of the shooting, she received a massive amount of support, which lasted throughout her recovery. She began attending school in Birmingham, England in March 2013. On her sixteenth birthday, she gave a speech at the United Nations. Undeterred by the Taliban’s threats Yousafzai remains a steadfast advocate for the power of education. The Malala Fund, that was set up in her name has been helping children’s education around the world. Malala Yousafzai was? taking Advanced Level classes in history, economics. math, and religious studies with a younger class. “I do worry about my grades, I mustn’t get a C. she says (Louise Carpenter, 2015).” Her future schooling plans are to read PPE (philosophy, politics, and economics) at Oxford, although her father said she is considering Stanford University in California. Even though she isn’t a girly girl, she does say that she likes nice clothes. She also said, “ I do sometimes go to the cinema. And to markets and people do come up and sometimes people hug me… (Louise Carpenter, 2015).” This is the normal Malala who likes French fries instead of English ‘boiled things’ and listens to Katy Perry and watches Inside Out. Even though Malala Yousafzai has not had a normal life by any means, she has done great things.
The speaker is Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani girl; she is sixteen years old. She was shot by Taliban in on October 2012. Malala was the first and the youngest person who received the biggest European human rights prize called "Sakh arov" Malala was received Nobel Peace Prize in 2013. She also received many other international awards such as women of the year 2013 by Glamour, Women's rights award "Raw & War (Malala yousafzai Web, 2013).