I Am Malala Essay

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In her memoir I am Malala, explains the hardships she had to endure before and after she was shot by the taliban even though all she did was stand up for education. In the memoir, Malala illustrates that her father always treated women fair. There was no difference between men and women other than the roles they adopted in their culture. Malala’s father set a solid foundation of equality very early in Malala’s life. This foundation is the reason why Malala has traveled around the world emphasizing the need for equal education. Women should have the same right to education as of men. Through Malala’s journey, not only was she shot but she also had to leave her family and friends behind. In spite of this, Malala still believes that fighting for …show more content…

Many of which can be resolved. Not through an aggressive manner such as wars, but in peaceful ways as well. Education is only food for the mind, feeding the mind with more knowledge will only benefits the it. Gaining more knowledge allows the mind to develop and understand various things more deeply. Another prime example is illustrated as Malala says “Education had been a great gift for him [Ziauddin]. He believed that lack of education was the root of all the Pakistan’s problems. Ignorance allowed politicians to fool people and bad administrators to be reelected. He believed schooling should be available for all, rich and poor, boys and girls” (41). Malala illustrates that government deprives people from education for a main reason; making their citizens ignorant. By being ignorant, governments are able to dictate what they want their citizens to believe. Governments are controlling their citizens in every way. Fighting for education gives societies freedom. Not only a society but to their minds as well. Gaining more knowledge only benefits you as you are able to make your own conclusions and not be mislead by information given by the governments or other

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