Malala Yousafzai – Civil Rights Leader

Malala Yousafzai – Civil Rights Leader

Name Malala Yousafzai
Profession Civil Rights Leader
Date of Birth 1997-07-12
Place of Birth Mingora,
Pakistan
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Cancer

About Malala Yousafzai

Became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize recipient in history for her advocacy for female education in Pakistan. She used her Nobel Peace Prize money to help rebuild 65 schools in Gaza.

Early Life Experience of Malala Yousafzai

Living in Pakistan’s Swat valley, a hotbed of Taliban activity, she began writing a blog about her experiences and her thoughts about being forbidden from going to school.

Trivia Info

By October 2012, she became more outspoken in her views; she was shot and seriously wounded in a failed Taliban assassination attempt. She sent her first Tweet from her @Malala account on the day she finished high school.

Family Life and Relationship

Her father Ziauddin Yousafzai was also threatened with death for her actions.

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In recognition of her extraordinary bravery the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon declared November 10 as Malala Day.

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