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.
People at first viewed her as a young girl that was just sticking up for what she wanted, whereas later she was viewed as a strong independent woman. After speaking out to the world multiple times, the chances of the Taliban attacking her grew enormously. They hated the fact that she was rebelling against them instead of following their rules. She continued on, even after being harassed by the Taliban to back down. Malala was secured until one day when she was riding the bus to school. The Taliban had raided the bus and shot her. “...Malala was in bad shape. The bullet had destroyed her left ear…but miraculously she clung to her life,” the article stated. Although, Malala never surrendered to the Taliban, instead, she had persistence and kept going, even though she was hurt. After the unfortunate incident, Malala gained, even more, supporters. People realized that she was so “...dedicated to teaching students and helping students and empowering students,” since she had the passion and ability to inspire as it said in “What is a Role Model? Five Qualities that Matter to Teens” by Marilyn Price-Mitchell. She was able to be so successful that she won the Nobel Peace Prize in the year of 2014, at the age of 17, being the youngest ever to be awarded the
Malala Yousafzai is a women and children activist born in Mingora, Pakistan on July 12th 1997. While growing up, she began advocating for the right to education among girls . Due to her persistence and determination in her activism, on October 9th 2012 Malala was shot on her way home from school by a gunman. She survived the incident and became more passionate towards her fight for education for young females. This incident gave her popularity and in 2013 Malala became nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, which she won in 2014. Malala became the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (Yousafzai 481). Due to the problems that young females had been facing in Pakistan and worldwide, it was essential to understand her education, the oppression by the Taliban, the devotion towards her religion named Islam and activism on the basis of the novel ‘I Am Malala’.
Yousafzai is still a devoted advocate for education. In 2013, she was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, but didn’t win. The next year, she was named a nominee again, and won. At age 17, she became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The young activist continued to take action on global education by opening a school for Syrian refugee girls in Lebanon. Malala Yousafzi is truly inspirational, and doesn’t take no for an answer. That is why
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
The morning of October 9,2012 while heading home from school the van that Malala was being transported on was brought to a halt. In Malala words this is what happen on that day, 5"There was no one except two or three men. The two or three men were the Taliban. Those men stopped the van and told the driver that we
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 Yousafzai was born on July 12 1997, in Mingora,pakistan. She stood up for girls education from a really young age. Malala got shot when she was 15 years old. She got shot by the taliban. She got shot in the head and she survived. The good thing it didn't go through her brain . Malala has been advocating for girls education since she was 11 years old
Malala has displayed enormous amounts of potency as she fought against the Taliban to give women rights. During her journey to fight against the Taliban, she has faced many dangers. These dangers prover her to be fearless. One danger she has faced are the death threats. While she was fighting for women’s rights, she faced death threats issued by the Taliban. One day, October 9, 2012, Malala was riding home on the school bus with her classmates from her school in Swat Valley. One gunman entered from the front of the bus while another entered from the back. The gunman who entered in the front began to ask the driver questions, while the other gunman wanted to know which girl was Malala. When her scared classmates identified Malala, the gunman began to shoot at her. She, along with two
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 head, however, she survived. Even with a target on her head, Malala stood up for her rights and continued to defy the Taliban.
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
The right to education is one important fundamental justice that everyone should have, but most times that right is denied. There 's many reasons why people, states or countries may not take education seriously. Pakistan is one country that has the most curtailment on education towards women. Malala Yousafazi became a young activist, she stood up for her people in Pakistan to restore the rights of education to women. Her journey began when she was just the age of fifteen; she was shot on her head near the school bus by the Taliban in 2012. After her surgery recovery, she addressed a speech to the youth in New York on July 12th. In 2013, Malala and her father co-founded the "Malala Fund" in supporting young girls like her. Malala accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on December tenth, 2014 with Indian children 's rights. She bravely continues to work hard and strive for education justice so that, one day, every child will receive an education.
On October 9, 2012 Malala Yousafzai aboard the bus to go home, and got shot in the head by the Taliban for wanting to go to school and have an education. Malala survived. Now she is the youngest peace prize award winner. Malala Yousafzai was born July 12, 1997, in Mingora Pakistan. When Malala was growing up the Taliban was taking over Pakistan and trying to control the schools.
Malala was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman on October 9, 2012, for attending school to get an education. She is known as an activist for women’s education and leads by example through attending school even after she was aware that she could be killed for attending school in her native country of Pakistan. This is that the local Taliban in her native Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had banned girls from attending school.
Malala is a young teenager who demands that girls should be allowed to receive an education, while she challenges the Taliban in Pakistan. As a child, she became aware of the advocates for girls to go to school. Her activism resulted in a nomination for the International Children's Peace Prize in 2011. On October 9, 2012, she gained global attention when she survived an assassination attempt by a Taliban gunman, who shot her on the left side of her face. However, this did not stop her from insisting that girls deserve an education. As a matter of fact, this pushed her to go around and inform the girls of their rights. In October 2014, Yousafzai received the Nobel Peace Prize for her bravery; at age 17, she became the youngest person to acquire this award. Malala continues to speak out about her right, and the right of all women, to get an education. Today, the Malala Fund has become an organization that empowers girls to achieve their potential and become confident and strong leaders in their own