No one thought the Taliban would hurt a child but one day a man shot Malala in the head in her school bus while she was coming home from school. Thankfully she survived, and continued to speak out about her the right for girls to have access to an education. After the Taliban started attacking young girls, Malala decided to give a speech. She named her speech, "How dare the Taliban take away my basic right to education?" Malala did not stand for such cruelty from the Taliban.
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Malala comes from the patriarch country of Pakistan. In Pakistan women have no rights. Her country also mostly consists of Muslims. Growing up in Pakistan Malala’s country got invaded by the terrorist group known as the Taliban,who wanted strict Muslim laws enforced and wanted women to be isolated from things men can do including education. Being a girl Malala was at risk of losing her right to go to school because the Taliban would go to extreme forces to prohibit girls from going to school including bombing many schools.
Though she and her family knew it was dangerous for her to attend school, she continued to do so, and also became an active political speaker for women’s rights to education. Eventually, the Taliban raided Malala’s school and she was shot in the head for attempting to receive an education. Luckily, Malala survived the attack, but she was exiled from Pakistan and threatened to be killed if she returns. Malala continues to pursue her education in Britain after she recovered. When asked if she feels anger or fear towards the Taliban, she responds, "No.
Malala Yousafzai advocates for her beliefs through her persistent pathos to elicit sympathy within the audience and irony to identify a problem the Taliban asserts, but also utilizes rhetorical questions and allusions in order to provoke thought and present a solution against the injustice the Taliban brings, all in efforts to express her primary concern for change against
Malala Yousafzai is the youngest woman to ever receive the Nobel Peace Prize who is from Pakistan. She was shot and left for dead by the Taliban for standing up for women’s education at the age of 15 back in 2012. In Pakistan, women are not capable of going to school because the Taliban prohibits them from doing so. The Taliban is a terrorist group who took over Malala’s region when she was just 10 years old. Malala wrote I am Malala to introduce her life to the world and how women all around the world do not obtain basic human rights.
Malala Yousafzai, being a completely different person that any girl in her country demonstrates the gruesome and savage nature of the men and women in the country of Pakistan. She not only shows the unawareness driven by fright among the people there, but displays how horrid it truly was. Influences of a misinterpretation form of Islam yield the innocent under the hands of the miserable forces of the evil such as the Taliban. Subsequently, the country of Pakistan under Taliban rule has gone through continuous fear and discriminations that strip girls from their education. Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani woman who only wanted an education, was obligated to view her life at its worst and at the same time, view the desire and dreams of girls who fight for their education that they have been denied.
On October 9th 2012, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban on her way to school. Yousafzai is the youngest person to ever win the Nobel Peace Prize for her struggle against the suppression of youth and the rights to education. Yousafzai is known for fighting for women's and children’s rights. On July 12 2013, Yousafzai gave a speech at the Youth Takeover of the United Nations that was organized by the President of the United Nations General Assembly, United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education, Goden Brown. They brought together over one hundred organizations to bring better education for the youth.
Malala Yousafzai and Sherman Alexie are both representations of those who unfortunately do not experience the same and simple journey towards education as most of the world does. In their works, “He Named Me Malala” and “Superman and Me”, Malala and Alexie respectively share their unique experience with the aspect of education that is so common to us. Their journey is full of ups and down, pushes and pulls and successes and failures. It defines a significant part of who they were, are and have become later in life. Their journey while similar on the surface, also was very different when dug deeper.
Since age 11, she had stood up for her rights of education (Rowell 10). She said women are going to bring change. Malala fought for the equality for Pakistani men and women. The Taliban did not like that Malala was against them, but she would not let their words and actions stop her from her mission. Malala stated that no one had to die to go to school and that we can change the picture together.
Yousafzai first started to speak up for her rights when a mafti wanted her father’s school to close. The mafti had tried to close the school because the school allowed girls to go to school and because he considered it “a disgrace to the community”(Yousafzai 90) Malala Yousafzai was afraid that once she spoke out, she would be silenced by the Taliban just like how the mafti had tried to close her father’s school down. Even though Yousafzai was doubting herself, she continued to fight for
Around the year 2007, Swat Valley, a district located in Mingora, Pakistan, was under control of the Taliban. They started creating policies, which stated that no girls were aloud to go to school. In addition, in 2008 the Taliban destroyed more than 400 schools in Swat Valley. No girl stood up for her rights except for one, Malala Yousafzai. However, October 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai was shot three bullets by the Taliban on her forehead; fortunately, she recovered.
Malala stood up against the taliban, and demanded the right of education for girls. She has rallied the world in the fight to educate young girls, and children in general. But her greatest gift has been to demonstrate to everyone around the world, that it is possible to stand up against what is wrong. Malala has shown courage because she knew the risk it would take to advocate for the education of girls. Malala states, “ All I want is an education, and I am afraid of no one”.
The only seventeen-year-old Malala Yousafzai is very known for her bravery and her fight for the right of expression in her home country Pakistan, where human rights mostly are suppressed. She is concerned about equality, human rights, peace and the right for education and knowledge in her country but also all over the world. She started running a blog about suppression of human rights, violent attacks by the Taliban and how the Taliban are against education for women in 2009. Many people were able to read it because it has been broadcasted on a web side of BBC. Freedom of speech is a quite difficult topic in Pakistan and soon she became a target for the Taliban.