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
Malala Yousafzai was for women's rights. She stood up for the right of girls around her, and around the world. She discovered that nothing would change unless she did something about it and that’s exactly what she did. She stood up for her education and the education of other women around the world, even in the face of danger she still stood up and did not back down. “Malala is a very influential person who deserves to be recognised, and she was. She went on to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her actions.” ( Kelter, 2016, Para:1)
The book I am Malala, written by Malala Yousafzai herself, tells the tale of the struggle for education in Pakistan, and countries alike and the voice of one girl that changed the world forever. Malala Yousafzai is a young woman born in 1997 who was born in an area of the world that does not value women, yet alone their education. Malala grew up encouraged to be a woman of independence and intelligence rather than a simple wife, unlike most girls in the Swat Valley. A valley that faces many hardships. Malala was an avid student, but the arrival of the Taliban made education for women even harder to achieve. The Taliban were a religious extremist group that committed terrible acts in the name of their religion and wrongly represented
Malala Yousafzai is a Taliban girl who was shot for speaking her opinion about education rights. Malala spoke at the United Nation and gave thanks to everyone who sent her well wishes. In her speech, she speaks to all governments in hopes to give all people an equal opportunity to receive an education. Her purpose is to be an advocate for education and all young people. In her speech she discusses how her situation changed her. In her speech, Malala uses a lot of rhetorical ideas to persuade her audience.
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 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.
She is a staunch advocate for the power of education and has set an example for many young girls. Without Malala, many girls would still not get their education but, luckily, she has fought for her and many women’s
When Malala began speaking she was only 11 and was only trying to speak her mind. The dangerous terrorist group has invaded her home city, and she had the courage to speak up against them expecting no fame. The Taliban enforce strict Islamic law and destroyed or shut down girls' schools preventing women from getting and education. The people living here lived in constant fear but Malala was one of the few brave enough to fight it. Malala chose to continue going to school and even helped lead a group of girls to furthur their education, which is very dangerous considering her circumstances. The radical group soon strikes back, attempting to assassinate a only 15 y/o activist. Malala survived a shot to the head, and dident let that stop her and dident let that stop her from advocating for womens education. She faced many tragities, making sacrafices and even putting her life on the line. Malala overcame many obsticals and those obsticals are one of the reasons she is so globally
Malala is a great activist for our world. For example, she has a big part of the inspiration for education. In her homeland, Taliban told girls they weren’t allowed to go to school or dance, play outside, sing etc. She believed girls had much of a right to go to school as boys do. Malala started to go to the boys school as one of her own rights. At this point, the Malala become a target to the Taliban. She was fourteen and the Taliban struck her on the bus with a shot in the head. She was hit in the head but missed a little bit by her skull. She came back strong at sixteen years and showed she will never give up for girls rights. “ I speak with my voice” she would say in an interview. Just because we have feet and hands, knees do not
I am Malala is a heroic story about a young woman who stood up for what she wanted. This auto-biography is based on a teenager named Malala Yousafzi who stood up for girls education in her home country Pakistan. She also went against the Taliban because she didn't think it was right of what they were doing to her innocent village. When Malala was born very few people came to congratulate her parents because the birth of a girl is seen as a failure of the parents in her culture. She was born and raised in Sway Valley, Northeastern Pakistan. Swat Valley has beautiful scenery which attracts a lot of tourism until the Taliban took over the valley. Malala’s parents Ziauddin and Toor Pekai were very kind humble people from the mountain villages. Malala’s father was a very well educated man who grew up studying poetry and literature. He also started the Khushal School a three years before Malala was born. ”My father started the school three years before I was born, and he was a teacher, accountant, and principal—as well as a janitor, handyman, and chief mechanic.” (Chapter 1, Page 20) In Malala’s culture, girls are refused an education or even simply knowing how to read and write. Her father helped girls by starting the school and making a big influence on girls. Malala is truly a hero throughout this paper you will see how she changed everything.
In 2012, word of Malala Yousafzai spread around the world. She had been shot in the head for standing up for girls’ education. Malala is a teenager who displays many attributes that all heroes show, no matter what time period they are in or how old they are. These attributes consist of courage, determination, and selflessness.
The book "I am Malala" is story about a young girl who stands up for women's education. Malala lives in Swat Valley in Pakistan. Malala describes the Swat Valley as beautiful and amazing. But the Swat Valley turns completely upside down when the Taliban arrive. The place that Malala once loved became a nightmare. The Taliban believed that girls should not go to school and not get education. Malala loved school more than anything and still went to school even though her father and she received death threats from the Taliban. The Taliban blew up all girls' schools all across Swat, leaving more than hundreds of kids' dead and harassed women who did not follow the Taliban's rules. These threats and actions of the Taliban did not stop Malala
Malala Yousafzai, simply stated, is remarkable. She is unafraid to speak her mind, despite the penalties she might face. In her book, Malala says, “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful”. When I first read that line, I stared at the page and thought back to all of the oppressive eras in the world’s past that I had learned about in my history classes and thought to myself, history is happening now, it’s always happening. It’s not just a page in some dusty textbook, it’s a book with never-ending pages filled with amazing people like Malala.
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 a talented and brave young woman who had one goal in life: to get an education and encourage others to do the same. Born in Pakistan, Malala did not grow up with many resources, but she was lucky enough to have a father that shared the same goal as her. At the young age of fifteen, she was shot in the face by the Taliban for standing up for girls’ rights to an education. Although the recovery time was long and hard, the Taliban did not silence her as she continued her campaign. This eventually led her to opening her own school in Yemen and writing the novel I Am Malala. As someone who highly values education and bravery, her story made me interested in learning more about her culture, family, and experiences.