Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai is the name of a great child heroine for the recent world. The world has seen- how to raise awareness on the rights of education by a great child rights activist Malala Yousafzai. She is one of the mighty Muslimah of modern Muslim world.

Malala was born 12 July 1997 in Pakistan. She is now only 16 years old. But the mental maturity of Malal is so amazing. She got admitted in the school when she was 5 years old. No doubt about her meritorious! She never failed any kind of exam in her school. Her father’s name is Ziauddin Yousafzai. All the family of Malala is now in Birmingham, England.

Malala Struggling for Child Rights
Whilst Pakistani prohibited Taliban started banning girls from going to their schools in Swat valley back in 2009, Malala was among the girls who were forbidden from going to school and thus her educational career affected at that time. For this circumstance she didn’t go to her school some days. At the time when she couldn’t go to school she wrote a beautiful diary named “Gul Makai. She wrote it for the famous British Broad Casting (BBC).  She wrote about the obstacles to girl’s education in Swat Valley in Pakistan. Within a short time she appeared on many local and international channels. She wrote a number of articles for girl’s education. Her famous quote is- “One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world”. She is still now struggling by writing for girl’s education in several popular and famous newspapers.
In the year of 2011, she was firstly nominated for the international children peace prize by Desmond Tutu, a famous South African social rights activist. She didn’t receive that award but it was her honor that she was among the nominated 3 children from whole around the world who were current over there. However, she got lots of national awards and prizes by the government of Pakistani and local NGOs for her bravery. And finally in 2013 she was nominated for the Nobel peace Prize. It is the great Honor for Malala. And last of all she got Nobel Peace Prize in the year of 2014. She is the youngest laureate of the Nobel Prize history. However Shirin Ebadi and Tawakkol Karman are some of the great Muslim women in Asia who got Nobel Peace Prize.

At a glance :

  • Full name                : Malala Yousafzai
  • Country                   : Pakistan
  • Date of Birth           : 12 July, 1997
  • Place of Birth          : Mingora, Pakistan
  • Age                           : 17
  • Known for               : Child rights activist, girls education, women rights,
  • Fan page                 : https://www.facebook.com/Malalayosufzai
  • Official Website     : http://www.malala-yousafzai.com/

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