Malala Yousafzai

by: Naydelin Leon


She was born in July 17,1997, she is now 18 years old she is to young. And she was born in Mingora, Pakistan, located in the country's Swat Valley. For the first years of her life her hometown was a popular tourist spot but the began to change as the Taliban's tried to take control.


She studied in Edgbaston high school. She fought for girl education and rights because the Taliban's were taking her and all of those Girls in Pakistan the right to go to school and do some other activities.


Malala has two young brothers Kushal and Atal one is 9 and the other one is 14 years old. But the relationship between her 14 year old brother in not very well they never got alone And her father Ziauddin Yousafzai. Her mother Tor Pekai. Other thing is that in Swat it was usual to have 7 or 8 kids but for but for them having 3 is fine.


She doesn't have a career she is only 18 years old but she is still fighting for girl right in Pakistan she is in high school she might graduate this year and studied some kind of right career.


She won the Nobel Peace prize she was the youngest person to receive the prize at the age of 17. She also won the European Humas. She also won the Woman of the year 2013. And the Woman's rights award.

Taliban Attack.

On October 9, 2012 on her way to school the gunman fired at her on the left side of her head the shooting left Malala in critical conditions and she was required some surgeries. And in March of 2013 she was able to attend to school

Malala's Foundation

Malala made a foundation where you can donate money and being able to create more private schools for girls in Pakistan that are not being able to attend to school because the Taliban's are taking control of Pakistan

Malala fight with Taliban's

With a young age Malala Yousafzai defied the Taliban in Pakistan and demanded the girls be allowed to receive an education. Even if she was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in 2012 but she survived


Citation Information

Article Title

Malala Yousafzai Biography

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Access Date

April 6, 2016


A&E Television Networks

Original Published Date


"Malala's Brothers." Malala Yousafzai. Web. 06 Apr. 2016.

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"Malala Yousafzai — Timeline." Pakistan Today. Web. 06 Apr. 2016.