Malala Yousafzai

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  • Birth

    Birth
    Malala was born on July 12, 1997 in Mingora, Pakistan. They say that her father was actually very happy to be having a daughter. Her parents were proud that they could be able to have a child, regardless the gender.
  • First Speech

    First Speech
    At age 11, Malala gave her first speech in front of the National press. “How dare the Taliban take away my basic right to an education.” This speech was inspired by the fact that the Taliban is targeting girls’ schools and forcing them to close.
  • Threats

    Threats
    In 2010, Malala started to receive threatening notes under her door, ordering her to stop the crusades.
  • Attempt of Assasination

    Attempt of Assasination
    Malala was shot while travelling home from school be the Taliban gun man. The Taliban admitted and took credit for the assassination attempt.
  • Malala Day

    Malala Day
    On July 12, 2013 Malala gave a speech at the United Nation. Her birthday becomes recognized as “Malala Day”.
  • I am Malala

    I am Malala
    Malala’s memoir “I Am Malala” is released. "The Power of Education" This theme is the central focus of all of Malala's activism.
  • Nobel Peace Prize

    Nobel Peace Prize
    Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her fight for the right of every child to receive an education. When Malala won the Nobel in 2014, she donated $50,000 of the prize money to rebuild a school in Gaza. Having received the prize at the age of 17, Malala is the youngest Nobel laureate.
  • All-girls school

    All-girls school
    The Malala Fund opens “Malala Yousafzai All-girls school”
  • He named me Malala

    He named me Malala
    Malala’s documentary titled “He named me Malala” is released in theatres.