Malala yousafzai

MALALA YOUSAFZAI

  • BIRTH

    BIRTH
    Malala was born 12th July 1997 in the region of Swat, Pakistan.
  • BLOG

    BLOG
    In early 2009, when she was 11–12, she wrote a blog under a pseudonym for the BBC Urdu detailing her life during the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan's occupation of Swat.
  • NEW YORK TIMES DOCUMENTARY

    NEW YORK TIMES DOCUMENTARY
    Journalist Adam B. Ellick made a New York Times documentary about her life as the Pakistani military intervened in the region. She rose in prominence, giving interviews in print and on television, and she was nominated for the International Children's Peace Prize by activist Desmond Tutu.
  • ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT

    ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT
    On 9 October 2012, while on a bus in the Swat District, after taking an exam, Yousafzai and two other girls were shot by a Tehrik-i Taliban Pakistan gunman in an assassination attempt in retaliation for her activism; the gunman fled the scene. Yousafzai was hit in the head with a bullet and remained unconscious and in critical condition at the Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology, but her condition later improved enough for her to be transferred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
  • CHILDREN'S PEACE PRIZE

    CHILDREN'S PEACE PRIZE
    Malala was nominated in 2011 for the International Children's Peace Prize, in recognition of her bravery in speaking out for every girl's right to an education. She did not win, but by now she was a global figure, invited to speak around the world.
    But she did won this price in 2013.
  • MALALA'S FUND

    MALALA'S FUND
    In 2013, after her recovery from the attempt of assassination, she co-founded MALALA'S FUND.
  • I'M MALALA

    I'M MALALA
    In 2013, she co-authored I Am Malala, an international best seller.
  • NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

    NOBEL PEACE PRIZE
    n 2014, she was the co-recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, with Kailash Satyarthi of India. Aged 17 at the time, she was the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.
  • HE NAMED ME MALALA

    HE NAMED ME MALALA
    In 2015 she was the subject of the Oscar-shortlisted documentary He Named Me Malala.
  • 2020

    2020
    She graduated in 2020. She completed her secondary school education at Edgbaston High School, Birmingham in England from 2013 to 2017. From there she won a place at Oxford University and undertook three years of study for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE), as an undergraduate at Lady Margaret Hall, a college of the university.