Malala Accomplishments

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Malala Yousafzai “They thought that the bullets would silence us, but they failed. And out of that silence came thousands of voices.” (Malala Yousafzai) Malala Yousafzai was just a young girl fighting for her rights and education, but suffered because of that. Still, she decided to stand up and fight for all women so they could have their rights. Malala has done so many things to work towards women gaining independence and because she’s still so young, she can keep fighting. What was Malala’s childhood like? Malala Yousafzai was born on July 12, 1997 in Mingora, Pakistan. She was born during the time period of women’s struggles to have rights. Malala has a mother, Tor Pekai, a father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, and two younger brothers, Khushal and Atal Yousafzai.…show more content…
Throughout her experience, Malala has written a novel about everything she’s been through. Also, she has been on many news shows, and given many speeches. Additionally, she started to write a blog to share everything that the Taliban was putting women through with the world. In 2013, Malala became the youngest person to win a nobel peace prize. Near the beginning of her blogging and fighting, the Taliban had heard about her and didn’t like the idea of someone fighting against them. They found her on a school bus one day, and shot her. Malala survived the attack and decided she was going to keep fighting. Malala is currently only 19 years old, so she doesn’t have any children or spouses. Along with being the youngest person to ever win a Nobel Peace Prize, in 2011, she was nominated for the Children’s Peace Prize, but unfortunately lost. Again, because Malala is still so young, she isn’t retired yet, and is still fighting for rights by blogging and telling her story. Finally, for safety reasons, Malala is currently living in England and might never be able to go back home. Because Malala is so young, it is amazing how much she has

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