Malala Yousafzai Speeches

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1. Early life Malala Yousafzai is a 20-year old Pakistani activist for women’s rights and education. She was born on July 12 1997 in Mingora, Pakistan. Malala was would always want to fight for her rights, especially girl’s education. She has started this kind of motivation ever since she was a child. Her father was an advocate for education as well, which impacted Malala’s way of thinking and motivation. Malala’s father, Ziaddin Yousafzai, owned a school, which Malala attended as a child. The Taliban started to bombard schools and tell on girls that they should not be attending school and that they have no right in receiving education. On September 2008, when Malala was just 11 years old, she delivered a inspirational speech in Peshawar, Pakistan. She also stated this; “How dare the Taliban take away my basic right to education?” This proves that at such a young age, she has understood the needs of education and her rights to speak up. Malala started a blog talking about education and a diary for BBC. Her blogs were written anonymously and it talks about her life in the war and the Taliban rule. When Malala was just 15 years old something tragic and life changing happened to her. On October 9, 2012, Malala was…show more content…
She has been so inspirational many man, women and children. She has accomplished so much, which has helped many people change their mind set and aspect of the world we live in. A very significant moment of her life was when Yousafzai has received the Nobel Peace Prize Award in 2014. She received this award when she was just 17 years old, making her the youngest recipient of this award. She also received this prize along with children’s right activist, Kailash Satyarthi. Malala definitely deserved the Nobel Peace Prize Award after everything she has done and she received this award at such a young age, which is a very incredible

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