1. In her childhood, Malala's dad was her teacher. Her dad also believed girls should go to school to. She spoke fluent English and Urdu,Pakistan's national language. She wasn't allowed to but she did. Only kids 10 and lower were allowed to. She attended a western school in Pakistan. Her mother, Tor Pekai, didn't have an education. Malala would inspire her to go. As she got older she was against girls her age not going to school. Soon she gave a herself a voice. Her speech was about how every boy and girl should be free to learn and get an education. Women were also not allowed to public speak in her country.
This a video of her in UN speech on Channel 4 news. When she said one of her famous quotes. "One child,one teacher,one book,and one pen can change the world."
She said this one when she won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Two of her famous quotes.
Said this one on UN Channel 4 news.
2. When Malala got older she would pretend to be younger than what she was with her friends. Tor Pekai, her mother soon attended school too. They were at risk because of the Taliban leaders who controlled the area were completely against girls education. Member of the Taliban threatened teachers until some of them quit. Malala wasn't scared. She was still public speaking against the Taliban,but bombs and attacks could not silence Malala. They warned the Yousafzai to leave. One day when Malala was at school with her mom a man came and shot Malala .She was transferred to hospital to hospital.
Her at her Nobel Peace Prize speech.
3. Malala's speaking encourages standing up for whats right and girls in her country to go to school. She won a Nobel Peace Prize in Olso. She gave a speech when she won that too! Then another famous quote was made. She said, "This award is not just for me. It is for those forgotten children who want education. It is for those frighten children who want peace. It is for those voiceless children who want change." Malala's history is recent. She was born July 12, 1997. She is still living today, and is twenty years old. She now lives in Birmingham. She has and will be remembered as the young girl who is encouraging,strong,and brave and made a change.
Girls seeking education in Malala's country.
Langston-George, Rebecca, and Janna Bock. For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story. North Mankato, MN: Capstone, 2016. Print.