Malala Yousafzai


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in Mingora, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
July 12, 1997

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Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. She is known for human rights advocacy, especially education of women in her native Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northwest Pakistan, where the local Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school. Her advocacy has since grown into an international movement.

Malala Yousafzai isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but she does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from her feed.
(Credit: Alicia Vera for Malala Fund)

A year ago I asked Prime Minister Trudeau and Canada to make a commitment to girls’ education at their G7 Summit. Today they delivered. G7 countries, the World Bank and others committed $2.9 billion to put more girls in school over the next few years.

This commitment will give more girls hope that they can build a brighter future for themselves and their coun...

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“We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.”
Malala Yousafzai, I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.”
Malala Yousafzai, I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

“When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.”
Malala Yousafzai, I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

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