Malala Yousafzai And Masih

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Teen activists are teenagers who want to make a difference in the world. Citizens have to be courageous to fight or stand up for what they believe in, because if anyone didn’t have a voice to say what they think is right then everything would be different. As a matter of fact more girls wouldn’t be able to go to school, there would be so many refurbished things, and children would still be slaves or workers and not go to school. Malala Yousafzai, Alex Lin, and Iqbal Masih are three important teen activists.
First Malala Yousafzai, who is a girl and continued to fight for girls rights to go to school. After she made a video about what she wanted, the Taliban threatened to hurt her. The Taliban are a group of fundamentalist Sunni Muslim
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Although at the age of 4 Iqbal was sold by his parents for $12 so they could pay for their older sons wedding. Back then if you were the youngest child in the family you were worth less than the oldest. When Iqbal was traded he had to work on making rugs, he would get scars from the tools they use. Also if they messed up a little or even a stain they would get punished. The children were not allowed to talk to each other because it would be considered not working and they would be punished, they were to frightened to help each other. Later on Iqbal was released by the Bonded Labor Liberation Front (BLLF). Later on Iqbal became an activist on child labor, and helped free 3000 children from bondage in textile and brick factories, tanneries, and steelworks. In 1994, Iqbal was invited to the United States to receive the Reebock Human RIghts Youth Action Award. Soon after his visit to the US Iqbal Masih was murdered. A group of kids built a school for Iqbal, called “A School For Iqbal. Ten years later the school has raised enough money to built eight schools in the country around the world. People might say Iqbal was persevere, people might say this because in the YouTube Freedom Hero Iqbal Masih, A girl asked, “Why are you going back Pakistan if you know you are in danger.” He replied, “I need to finish what I started, and I will finish what I started.” This show that Iqbal wanted to help more kid get out of
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