Malala Yousafzai

One person can change the world

Malala was born on July 12 1997 in Mingora town in the Swat District of north west Pakistan
The story of Malala Yousafzai

Monday, Jan. 1st 2007 at 1pm

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In 2007, the Taliban arrived in Swat from neighboring Afghanistan, where they had been battling U.S troops since 2001.

Thursday, Jan. 1st 2009 at 1pm

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In 2009, Pakistan's army drove the Taliban out of the region, but not completely. People kept living in fear.

Sunday, Jan. 1st 2012 at 12:45pm

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In 2012, the Taliban tried to kill Malala, and failed. Nov. 16 Malala has written a book about her experience. The day when everything changed was Tuesday, Oct, 9 2012. People told Malala's father he would be next, to be shot at. The man that shot Malala was wearing a cap and had a handkerchief over his nose and mouth as if he had the flu. He shoot three shots- First shot went through Malala's left eye socket and out under Malala's left left shoulder. Malala slumped forward onto Moniba, blood coming from Malala's left ear, so the other two bullets hit the girls next to her. Second bullet went into Shazia's left hand. Third bullet went through Malala's left shoulder and into the upper right arm of Kainat Riaz. Several surgeries and long recovery later, she is back in action.

Tuesday, Jan. 1st 2013 at 1pm

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In 2013, Malala became the youngest person ever nominated for Nobel Peace Prize.

Thursday, Jan. 1st, 9pm

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Malala is still trying to get more woman rights.