Malala Yousafzai

The girl who was shot for speaking up for girls education

Malala Yousafzai Profile

Born: July 12, 1997

Current age: 18

What is her job in this world?

She is an activist in Pakistan. She is figing for the right for girls to recieve education.

Her supporting family pictures!

"One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world" -Malala Yousafzai

Her home town is Swat Valley, Pakistan...

For a while, Swat Valley was a popular tourist attraction, but then the Taliban started taking over and enforcing strict rules, such as girls can not receive schooling. Even though Malala and her family were receiving death threats, she still pushed forward and went to school. "On October 9, 2012, on her way home from school, a man boarded the bus Malala was riding in and demanded to know which girl was Malala. When her friends looked toward Malala, her location was given away. The gunman fired at her, hitting Malala in the left side of her head; the bullet then traveled down her neck. Two other girls were also injured in the attack", says Biography.com

Timeline

July 12, 1997.

Malaya is born in Mingora, Pakistan


October 9, 2012

Malaya was shot traveling home from school


July 12, 2013

Malala's first speech after she was shot


2013

Malala is nominated for the Nobel peace prize


2014

She is nominated again and wins

The story of Malala Yousafzai
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