Malala Yousafzai. Shot by the Taliban, Still Fighting for by Matt Doeden

By Matt Doeden

On October nine, 2012, Malala Yousafzai was once on her manner domestic from tuition in Swat Valley, Pakistan, while she used to be shot within the head through participants of the Taliban. even though she used to be merely fifteen years previous, the Taliban specified her simply because she wrote weblog posts and seemed on tv protecting women' correct to schooling in Pakistan. Malala survived the assault and went directly to write a publication, earn a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, and meet President Barack Obama. She has develop into the face of the crusade for common schooling and has encouraged scholars around the globe to worth their correct to visit university.

Malala was once popular earlier than the assault because of her outspoken aid of schooling, yet her close to demise catapulted her to foreign acceptance. Now Malala lives within the uk, supplies interviews, and attends institution. She additionally maintains to obtain threats from the Taliban. learn extra approximately Malala's youth, what she has performed after surviving the Taliban assault, and why she thinks schooling might be to be had for all kids in all places.

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What does Malala’s future hold? Will the Taliban make another attempt on her life? Will she ever be able to return home? Nothing is certain. But no matter what happens, Malala has become the voice of girls throughout Pakistan. Some call her a threat. But many more call her a hero. 41 iMPORtaNt DatES 42 1997 Malala Yousafzai is born on July 12 in Mingora, Pakistan. 2001 On September 11, terrorists closely tied to Afghanistan’s Taliban attack the United States. The United States declares war on the Taliban.

41 iMPORtaNt DatES 42 1997 Malala Yousafzai is born on July 12 in Mingora, Pakistan. 2001 On September 11, terrorists closely tied to Afghanistan’s Taliban attack the United States. The United States declares war on the Taliban. 2004 Seven-year-old Malala is at the top of her class. Islamic traditionalists try to force her father to close his school, but he refuses. 2008 The Taliban controls the Swat District and destroys about four hundred schools. Eleven-year-old Malala begins publicly speaking out for her right to an education.

Christian Science Monitor, October 11, 2012. com/World/Global-News/2012/1011 /My-conversations-with-Malala-Yousafzai-the-girl-who-stood-up-to -the-Taliban-video. Yousafzai, Malala. With Christian Lamb. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013. 46 Further Reading Books Donaldson, Madeline. Pakistan. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 2009. Gerber, Larry. The Taliban in Afghanistan. New York: Rosen, 2011. Williams, Brian. The War on Terror.

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