Malala Yousafzai: The Power Of Women's Education

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Fighting for equality of education is a courageous and dangerous act. The importance of education for all people is very important, especially all over the world. Women deserve the right to learn and same availability of schooling men have. Malala Yousafzai believes equal education should be handled first and fast. She fought for equality and only became stronger because of the struggles. Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by 3 bullets because of her blog against young girls or women not being allowed to go to school. In Yousafzai’s speech she addresses the issue of banning women’s education, “The power of education frightens them. They are afraid of women. The power of the voice of women frightens them” (Malala Yousafzai’s speech to the …show more content…

Although, it can be more difficult to watch the world move on without women having a say. In Haiy Le’s article she quotes Yousafzai, “‘If you remain in silence, you will continue to live in terrorism,’ Malala said. ‘Or you speak up. In both ways, the consequences are hard” (Nobel laureate Malala, Afghan novelist show how to wield power with words, Paragraph 15). Both of the choices are hard, however, Malala Yousafzai chose fighting against the rules. She spoke up and it could have cost her life, but it only killed her fear. Finally, women and girls have been given more rights than before, but it is still not enough. The Los Angeles Times states, “...about 90 percent of countries still have laws and policies that give women and girls fewer rights and protections that men and boys” (For most women and girls, it’s still a man’s world, Paragraph 6). Going off that, constantly fighting for equal rights has paid off in some type of way. Women have proven they are not stopping until the world is equal for all genders, In conclusion. Malala Yousafzai understood have serious the fight for equality is, but continued to challenge the rules. Equal education is important because it gives the same option of schooling for both women and men to grow in knowledge, Women are persistent in pursuing the same guidance and human rights as men. The world will hopefully change to give everyone equal opportunities in

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