After reading the book ‘’I Am Malala’’ I noticed that she was one of the bravest strong young girls in the world. Malala Yousafzai is a young girl born on July 12, 1997, in the city, Mingora in Pakistan. She fought for something that is she is passionate about. Heroes are people who stand up for something, they are courageous, they are noble and they are loyal to something they stand for. Malala is known as the fifteen-year-old girl who got shot because she fought for women’s rights and education. This young girl named Malala is brave, persistent, and influential.
Across the world people think of Malala Yousafzai as one of the most revolutionary women in the world for her stance against heresy and gender discrimination. She has showed through example that she is willing to give her life in the defense of her beliefs regarding women’s rights to education. Malala is an equal rights activist; she continually fights for women to have the same rights as all other people. Malala has endured a long and dangerous path to make people aware of the discrimination and dangers that women are facing in Pakistan and all over the world. Her famous journey and non-violent methods has had a profound effect and has resulted in the world taking a more active part in her fight for equal rights and women 's education.
It began as an ordinary day in Mingora, Pakistan, for a young girl returning home from school on her school bus. Suddenly, a masked gunman rushed into the bus and shouted, “Who is Malala?” Her friends on the bus looked back at her, and in the blink of an eye she was shot on the left side of her face. This incident was the spark that ignited a call for change in education around the world. Malala Yousafzai was the face of this change. She made significant contributions to female education rights by being an education activist and urging children to speak out and fight for their rights. She forever changed the lives of Pakistani girls who today benefit from free education and resources with numerous schools around their country.
Malala Yousafzai is not only a nineteen year-old Pakistani teenager, but also a nationally recognized activist. Yousafzai advocates for the improvement of access to education with a focus on young girls and young women throughout the world. Yousafzai additionally promotes gender equality and overall world peace. Being that she was born in the male dominated country of Pakistan in 1997, she has first-hand experienced the systematic oppression faced by women residing in the country. Her activism stemmed from her love and passion for attending school and overall learning and education—traits from which she inherited from her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai whom is a Pakistani diplomat. Through her activism, Yousafzai has received multiple honors such as Pakistan’s first National Youth Peace Prize in 2011 as well as a nomination for the International Children’s Peace prize also in 2011. Her activism has also procured her national recognition and increased her popularity, both of which had upset Taliban leaders. Taliban leaders voted to kill her and in 2012, Yousafzai survived an assassination attempt in which she was shot in the face by a Taliban member in Pakistan’s swat valley as she. In
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.
Growing up in Taliban controlled Pakistan, Malala and her family were concerned with women’s education in their home. She became a BBC blogger, writing about what it was like living under the Islamic extremists. She was a strong advocate for education, publicly speaking about the issue and winning several awards. In 2012, the Taliban considered her a threat, and boarded her school bus, shooting her in the head. Malala was 14 years old. She survived the attack, receiving treatment in England. From these traumatic events, she rose to become a global figure and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate of all time. Her book, I am Malala, the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, is a memoir of her experiences that is read throughout the world. Malala’s misfortune played a huge role in bringing to center stage, and in making her the influential women she is today. If she had never been attacked, she would not have made the global impact she
Ruby Bridges was the first 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
Kristen Lewis’ article, “Malala the Powerful” was about how a girl as shot in the head by the terrorist group, the Taliban because she was using her voice to stand up and say everyone deserves an education, especially girls. In Pakistan, the religion is strict therefore the Taliban decided to control the government, that made life for women and girls brutal. The Taliban ordered that girls were not allowed to attend school. Malala completely disagreed so she used her voice on the internet incognito to bring awareness about what was happening. The Taliban was out of control, Malala’s family was forced to move South. With all the commotion she revealed her identity, making her well known world wide. Once news broke on who she was, the Taliban
Numerous people believe that they have the potential of being the next amazing heroine, but how do they start? Some uses violence, others create campaigns. But what is even more powerful than violence and campaigns? A voice, a voice that is willing to speak up for a change in the world. One that is not afraid of what would happen if they express how they feel for humanity. Qualities, like being selfless or having a clear set of values, are important, but the most crucial quality of that voice is having passion and the ability to inspire. Because of the passion that she had, Malala Yousafzai successfully achieved many great things such as gaining countless supporters on her crusade of children being able to attend school and being the World’s
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.
Sharing her father’s passion for learning, Malala Yousafzai is a young, children’s and women’s rights activist in the Middle East. As a young girl, Malala Yousafzai defied the Taliban in Pakistan and demanded that girls be allowed to receive an education. After being targeted, Malala was shot in the
Through her service and advocacy in the cause of women’s education and in the manner that she exemplifies Christian service, Malala Yousafzai, a Muslim girl, has called the world into action.
“They will not stop me. I will get my education if it is in a home, school, or any other place” these are the words of Malala Yousafzai, a Nobel peace prize winner, a human rights activist, and a Pakistani girl, who has traditions, stories, and a unique experience. She was named after Malalai of Maiwand, the greatest heroine of Afghanistan, and she lives up to her name as a heroine for girls education. Despite the cultural traditions of Malala Yousafzai’s community, she has grown as a world leader in spreading world peace throughout the globe, through her challenges, her accomplishments, and her growth in publicity, with her common goal being an education for all girls.
Malala Yousafzai is well known for her acts towards Women’s Rights due to the factors caused by the Taliban people. Malala (Biographyonline, Malala) was a regular Pakistan school girl when the Taliban started enforcing rules and restrictions against women. Women were no longer allowed to listen to music, receive education, or go shopping. If they did, they’d be punished by the Taliban. Malala loved school and refused to cower in fear like the rest of her classmates and community. Malala formed a secret blog with BBC expressing her feelings about how unfair women were being treated. Malala was then targeted by the Taliban and shot in the head. Malala suffered a coma, but
Malala Yousafzai was announced the co-recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on October 10, 2014. She received the Nobel Peace Prize for her fight against the suppression of young people and for the right of children to be educated. She is the youngest Nobel Peace Prize recipient. She opened a school in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, near the Syrian border, for Syrian refugees. The school educates and trains girls ages 14-18 years old. Malala Yousafzai called on world leaders to invest in “books, not