She stood up for her rights and everyone else's too. Shot by the Taliban, Malala continues to campaign about educational rights. She has left her legacy as “The woman who stood up for girls’ education”. The early years of Malala’s life were very difficult and hard for her. Malala was born on July 12, 1997 in Swat Valley, Pakistan (Yousafzai 226).
She was targeted because she spoke out on the right of girls education. Luckily, she survived and continued to globally speak out about the importance of education. Malala possess leadership, courage, and compassion which allows her to be an influential leader in world history. Malala has many
Her family had not money enough to pay for a midwife, so a neighbor helped at birth. Malala was one of two children who was not stillborn. She got her name form a woman called Malalai, who was the greatest heroine of Afghanistan. In Afghanistan, it is defeat to give birth to a girl. They think women only can cook food in the kitchen and give birth.
She then compares it to how it is now, a place of terrorism, a place where no man, women, and children are completely safe. This ties in to Malala conveying her message because in part of her message she wants peace, with that in mind, she uses this to project an image to her audience of what the Taliban has turned Swat
Malala’s father also believes heavily in education, having been a principal of a school in Pakistan. He also shows an unwavering belief for girls education even when he is told by the Taliban that his school is “western.” However, this is not the only time that courage is shown in I Am
Malala’s own words reflect this: “[t]hey thought that the bullets would silence us...terrorists thought that they would change our aims and stop our ambitions but nothing changed in my life except this: Weakness, fear and hopelessness died. Strength, power and courage was born” (“Malala Yousafzai's Speech”). Now, she could become an inspiration to those around her, and incite hope within people around her. Even though her life was almost lost, and was surely in danger after this experience, she still spoke about her cause with assurance. On her website, Malala Fund, it gives facts about how educated girls are less likely to marry young, and how “[e]ducation is vital for security around the world because extremism grows alongside inequality” (“Girls' Education”).
Malala Yousafzai is a girl from Pakistan who lived in the Swat valley when her troubles began. Malala is praised internationally for her use of peaceful protest to spread her message of educational equality for women and the crudeness of the Taliban. She does so using rhetorical strategies throughout her novel; ‘I am Malala.’ The rhetoric Malala uses really makes her story seem more relatable and appeals emotionally to the readers. It is the story of a young girl growing up in a country where men were more important and superior than women, which led them to control everything these women did. These men were Islamic and they wanted women’s rights to go to school to be taken away, so they made it their mission to burn down schools and kill men and women alike who went against their interpretation of Islamic law.
Malala Malala Yousafzai, is an ordinary teenage girl that wanted to get educated and she fought for what she thought was right. Malala was not only fighting for her education but for the other girls that wanted to get educated too but that did not have the strength and the courage to speak up. She was the brave one. She stood up to those who didn’t let her get educated, she went through some really affliction times due to the cause that she got shot but that didn’t detain her she was brave and kept fighting until she was able to get the education she and other girls wanted and needed. Malala used a preview aspect of her life to persuade her speech which is about her life to persuade about the terrorist shot.