Its expenses covered by the Malala Fund, the school was designed to admit nearly girls from the ages of 14 to That day, she wrote on The Malala Fund website :. On March 29, , Yousafzai returned to Pakistan for the first time since her brutal attack. Not long after arriving, she met with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, and delivered an emotional speech at his office.
During her four-day trip, Yousafzai was expected to visit the Swat Valley, as well as the site where she nearly met her end at the hands of the Taliban. Additionally, she was to inaugurate a school for girls being built with aid from the Malala Fund. It became an international bestseller. In the book, the magic pencil instructs readers how to make the world a better place. In October , a documentary about Yousafzai's life was released. Yousafzai began studying at Oxford University in She studies philosophy, politics and economics. We strive for accuracy and fairness.
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Makes you realize how rateful one should be living in U. Everyone shoule be able to attend schoolbif they desire.
True story, very emotional. Malala was heard by world, brave family stood by her and she's right: every child should get education. Loved this book. Very inspiration and so important for women all around the world. Excellent, educational, informative! A great story from a well educated young lady who isn't afraid to face terrorism and bullies. Can't wait to see where Malala goes from here.
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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban
Forgot Password. Close Reset Password. Processing Please Don't Refresh the Page. Yousafzai has single-handedly turned the issue of the right of girls-and all children-to be educated into headline news. And she is a figure worth hearing. We probably have it somewhere. Height 7. Width 4. Depth 1.
Read More Hide. Read Synopsis More Info I come from a country that was created at midnight When I almost died it was just after midday.