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.
In the book, I Am Malala written by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb, there are several pivotal quotes that help one understand the struggles Malala faced during her lifetime. The struggles Malala faced were to go against the Taliban and fight for the education of all people. A first claim shows how Malala felt about education. “Is education not the right of these children?” (Yousafzai and Lamb 84). At this time, the Taliban felt that girls should not attend school and that they should not receive an education. As a way to retaliate, Malala and her father printed that quote onto thousands of leaflets to be distributed to the people of Swat. Malala and her father wanted the people to stop and think about how everyone deserves the right to
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 a young pakistani girl grew up loving education which was highly encouraged by her father who served as the principal at the local school. This is why she didn't understand when suddenly she was told it was against her religion. She studied the Koran religiously so she understood a lot of it and new that they were incorrect. All that she wanted was a chance to learn in peace. She began her acts of defiance by continuing to go to school and encouraging her friends to feel confident in going to school with her. Malala’s home became more dangerous because the Pakistani Taliban became more confident and many of her friends stopped going to school. Despite this, she felt more confident in her stance and began writing anonymous diary entries that were published in the UK. She stated in one of her entries “What have I done wrong that I should be afraid? All I want to do is go to school. And that is not a crime. That is my right,” (Yousafzai and McCormick 53). The world began to learn what was happening, which began a long journey for her stance. Malala's identity was later discovered.
Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for education, especially for females, and equal rights to education in the middle east. She revolutionized education equality for children. She has received many peace awards, including the Nobel Peace Prize. The Taliban outlawed education in Pakistan, where she lived, for all females in 2009. She continued to attend classes and speak out on her BBC blog, the radio, and was even in a documentary about her life in the middle east and going to school as a girl despite the new law. In early October of 2012, when Malala was 15, she became the victim of an attempted murder by a Taliban gunman. She was shot in the head on the bus ride home from school. She was rushed to the hospital and after being stabilized, she was moved to another hospital to remove the bullet. After her tragic personal experience, she became well known and used her newfound popularity to advocate for education in the middle east. This speech is just one example of the many speeches she gave to bring attention to the problem. She also asked many other influential people with a higher status to help her bring awareness to the cause. To understand Malala’s speech the reader needs to understand what her goal is, what rhetorical devices she uses to reach that goal and how effective the speech is. She is quite effective in getting her goal across to the audience through her speeches by using her public speaking skills to get her audience to agree with what she has to say.
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.
Rebecca Rist Mrs. Kinseth English 3 6 May 2015 Malala Yousafzai: The girl who was shot by the Taliban and lived Thesis and Planned Topic List Thesis: Malala Yousafzai spoke up for what she believed, was shot because of it and became known all over the world as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Growing up as an activist and never stepping down, she keeps shocking the world with her astonishing beliefs. I. Growing up under the Taliban: living and growing up as an activist in a war torn environment
Malala is a Pakistani education advocate for girls'. The Taliban promulgates a death threat against her because of her actions to defy them. On October 9, 2012, a gunman shot Malala on her way home from school. She fought for her life and has since then continued to speak out on the significance of education. Malala spoke to the United Nations and published her first book about her experiences and continues to gather millions of peoples support from all over the world to continue the fight for education for
Education was important to Malala because she felt that everyone deserves the opportunity to learn and be educated including girls. She continued to speak out in favor of the right to the education of girls even after the Taliban took this this right away and began closing schools that educated girls. She did this even though she knew she was endangering her own life by speaking out.
Malala is a girl from Pakistan born in 1997. She lived there with her family. In Pakistan women are treated badly and are not given the right to education or other rights. Malala’s father believed everyone should have the right to education, freedom of speech, and to be treated fairly. He educated Malala at a young age and taught her to respect others. He also built a school and fought for women's rights. The government was losing control of the area and the Taliban took over. The Taliban believe that Islam teaches against education or other rights for women. Malala and her father decided to protest against the Taliban by writing articles against them. This led to major consequences.
“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” (Harris). Malala Yousafzai, a girl who shot for going to school. Malala was born july 12, 1997, in mingora, the largest city in Swat Valley in what is now the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. She is the daughter of Ziauddin and Tor Pekai Yousafzai and has two younger brothers.Malala and her father stood up to the taliban for her right to go to school. Malala was a girl who lived Swat valley, one of many, who was threatened by the Taliban for going to school, she argued that she had a right to be educated . She inspired other girls like her to do the same and go to school. She was such a inspiring voice to the youth of pakistan that many girls followed in her footsteps and even though they knew that they could face consequences. Malala stood up for her rights and was punished for it, but
In conclusion Malala did struggle and went through a lot. She could have just stopped or mot done nothing at all. She could have just left it alone not done anything about this situation. Or she could have just let it happen and be happy that she wasn’t required to go to school. Most people would have just not done anything about it but, she did something. She kept going and didn’t stop under all circumstances. Even though she got shot and stayed in a critical condition she got out of the critical condition and gave a speech. “I don’t care if I have to sit in the floor all I want is a good education” that quote was one of the quotes Malala used. Well now you know everything you have to about Malala. I hope now you have a different opinion at education because education could be the greatest thing you have. It will take you to have a good job, a good opportunity to
Malala Yousafzai was born July 12, 1997 in Mingora, Pakistan. Malala attended a school founded by her father that allowed girls to join. Even in her early years she became an advocate for girl’s education, and she in September 2008 even gave a speech condemning the Taliban’s attack on school girls. This is a very brave and daring thing to do; she spoke out against the Taliban. She inspired many people with her courage, and she continued her support for education. Because of her ongoing defiance of Taliban control and her passion for peace and education, in 2011, Malala got death threats from the Taliban. Then, on October 9, 2012, she was shot on the bus on her way home from school. She was shot in the left side of her head, and was left in critical condition. After recovering in March of 2013 in Birmingham, England, she attended school in Birmingham. Even after this, she persevered, and continued to be vocal about
While most teenage girls in the United States were dreading school, Malala Yousafzai was risking her life just to attend school. She publicly spoke and raised awareness for equal education rights in Pakistan. When Malala began to speak up for those around her, she started a spark, which soon grew into a bonfire. Malala Yousafzai is a modern day hero because she raises awareness for female education, publicly stands up for what she believes in, and is a symbol of hope for girls seeking a change.