14 year old Pakistani girl shot in the head by Taliban
on the 9th of October, 2012,Malala Yousufzai,14, was coming home from school on a bus when it was stopped by men armed with guns who then got on the bus and asked which one of them was Malala. After identifying which girl was Malala, he then fired 3 shots, one hitting Malala in the head, an the other two hitting two other girls.
Malala is well known for standing up for girls education. She has received 5 awards including the international children's peace award.