I Am Malala Essay

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Ruth Kathleen Cadilena Professor Patricia Alvarez English 908 06/22/15 “I am Malala” is a book written by Malala Yousafzai, an inspirational autobiography book about how she dealt to get an education that she deserves. “I am malala” talks about how education is hard to achieve in Pakistan due to religious differential. It is about not just fighting for what woman’s right but also the right for education all over the world. A book that gives insight how bad it can get for an education that risks people lives. Taliban might have shot Malala due to fighting for woman’s right for education but the impact she brought worldwide set a motion to fight for education not just for woman’s but also for everyone who deserves education. “I am Malala” is a story of a young teenager girl’s campaigning for women’s right for education. Her father is an activist who fought alongside other people for the right of education for women. Therefore Malala grew up knowing education is an important factor in life. Despite grewing up in a part of a world where women is not accepted to have an education, she fought alongside her…show more content…
Many women have fought for their right to have an education. Malala expresses, “I don’t want to be thought of as the ‘girl who was shot by the Taliban’ but the ‘girl who fought for education. This is the cause to which I want to devote my life.” ‘Let us pick up our books and our pens,’ I said. ‘They are our most powerful weapons. One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.'” (Malala 309) This shows how empowerment of a woman can take an impact not just for education but every aspect of a woman’s life. “Education is important for everyone, but it is a critical area of empowerment for girls and women. This is not only because education is an entry point to opportunity but also because women’s educational achievements have positive ripple effects within the family and across

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