Who is Malala Yousafzai?

Malala Yousafzai (Pashto pronunciation: [məˈlaːlə jusəf ˈzəj]; born 12 July 1997), often referred to mononymously as Malala, is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate.

What is Malala Fund?

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What is Malala Day?

The UN dubbed the event Malala Day. Yousafzai wore one of Benazir Bhutto s shawls to the UN. It was her first public speech since the attack, leading the first ever Youth Takeover of the UN, with an audience of over 500 young education advocates from around the world.

Who is the author of I Am Malala?

Yousafzais memoir I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, co-written with British journalist Christina Lamb, was published in October 2013 by Little, Brown and Company in the US and by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in the UK.

Why is Malala Day celebrated on July 12?

Malala Day celebrated on July 12 is significant for Malala Yousafzai. Except for her birthday, it is also the day she spoke at the United Nations to call for worldwide access to education in 2013. After that day, the UN has observed July 12, Malala Day.

Who is Malala Yousafzai?

On July 12, the United Nations recognizes Malala Day in honor of education activist Malala Yousafzai. It’s also her birthday and the day she spoke to the UN in 2013.

What happened to Malala in Pakistan?

Pakistans Malala, shot by Taliban, takes education plea to U.N. Reuters. Archived from the original on 23 July 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2013. ^ Global action on education doesnt end with Malala Day.

What awards has Malala been awarded to her?

Apart from having a day dedicated to her, Malala has over the years been the recipient of a large number of awards and honours. In 2012, the Pakistan government awarded her the first National Youth Peace Prize. In 2014, at the age of 17, Malala became the youngest-ever recipient of the Nobel Peace prize.

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