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Killing attempt on a 14-year old sprite put forth many controversy stories, but restricted our ability to acknowledge Facts

Malala Yousafzai was born in July 1997 and given her first name, Malala, meaning “grief stricken”. At her house in Mingora, she lived with her two younger brothers, her parentsAt the beginning of 2009, Yousafzai had a chance to write for BBC Urdu when her father, Ziauddin, was asked by Abdul Hai Kakkar, a BBC reporter out of Pakistan, if any women at his school would write about life under the Taliban. 730 more words

Education is Key

“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”
― Brigham Young

Malala Yousafzai fights everyday for everyone’s right to education around the world. 19 more words

Recently, the video of Shahid Afridi’s sexist remarks against the women cricket went viral on the internet, especially amongst the Pakistani ‘liberals.’ A keen observer like me could not let go of this opportunity to chip in my few cents about this issue. 816 more words


I didn't clip her wings - Ziauddin Yousafzai

Pakistani educator Ziauddin Yousafzai reminds the world of a simple truth that many don’t want to hear: Women and men deserve equal opportunities for education, autonomy, an independent identity. 47 more words


I AM MALALA by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb

Summary: I Am Malala is a really interesting story about a sixteen year old girl who is fighting for girl’s right to education. The most interesting part is the day she gets shot as on that day her life changes. 67 more words