Malala Yousafzai

Learn about her and how she stood up against the Taliban

Malala was born on July 12, 1997

She was born in Mingoria, Pakistan to a man named Ziauddin Yousafzai and his wife named Toor Pekai.

In 2005 a man named Maulana Fazullah starts talking on the radio

By 2009 the Taliban were walking on the streets with guns, killing people

On January 15, 2009 Fazullah forced all girls schools to close.

It was around this time that Malala started to write diaries under a false name when no one else would.

On October 9, 2012 Malala was shot on her way home from school," Who is Malala." Three bullets, three injured.

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