She is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate. She is known for human rights advocacy, especially the education of women and children in her native Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northwest Pakistan, where the local Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school. Her advocacy has grown into an international movement. ` From the book we get to know that the how much girl sacrifice in Pakistan. According to Pakistan's culture girls cannot study or cannot take education.
You can be anything you want, Laila I know that when this war is over, Afghanistan is going to need you as much as its men, maybe even more, because a society has no chance of success if its women are uneducated, Laila. No chance” (Hosseini, 2009: 103). These are words from father to daughter, words of encouragement. Despite the rules and regulations of Kabul at the time, Hakim encouraged Laila to attended school and enrich her knowledge. To Laila this was not a problem because she had her own dreams and aspirations, and marriage not being one of them.
Malala Yousafzai is a twenty year old woman from Pakistan. She stood up for her rights for an education. There were many obstacles in her life, but she did not let anything stop her. Malala was fearless and spoke out against those who believe women should just stay home to cook and clean, but do not need an education. The Taliban believed that woman did not have the right to get an education.
It is a struggle that is beyond Pakistan and the Muslim world. There has been an extended debate about the best method to fight patriarchy within modern societies . Malala’s story of triumph is proof of just how much potential girls everywhere hold and that they should not be silenced. Today, Malala is pursuing her own studies while fighting for girls worldwide through the Malala Fund, an organization that partners with local groups to bring education to girls. But, advocates say that the only way to successfully make education accessible to everyone is by joining together both female activists, like Malala, and progressive men, like her father, who are willing to stand up against those who oppress
By making marks on the world, according to (Newsmakers,1) “Pakistan teenagaer Malala Yousafzai became an internationally known symbol of the struggle for womens and childrens rights.” This statement made in the article has correlation to the main objective in this paragraph because it shows that Malala was strong and didn't let the hate of others get in the way of her trying to help others and achieve her goal. Malala's perseverance gave her the opportunity to become internationally known as a symbol of strength. Newsmakers writes that Yousafzai had lots of hate driven towards her by the Taliban due to the fact that she was a voice for her right to her education and the education of other women (1). This shows that Malala was strong and didnt care what others thought. She was striving towards her goal.
Imagine living in a country, in which you run the risk of being shot for an education. It may seem far-fetched, but in a country such as Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai first handedly experienced the dangers of wanting an education. On October 9, 2012, while Malala was traveling home from school, she was shot. Not only did she survive, but because of this incident, Malala was determined even more than she was before to become an advocate for girls education rights for around the world. With this goal in mind, she has achieved some of her greatest accomplishments.
Malala has this trait because even when the Taliban put death her, she still spoke out for her and children like her’s rights. She wanted people like her to get an education. She knew that what the Taliban was doing was wrong and she stood up to them. She did what she could to change the world for the better. Carey Faye has this trait because she didn’t want to see suffering dogs, desperate for new homes.
The prize was awarded to acknowledge her heroic sacrifice for the cause of education. The Nobel Prize committee stated “despite her youth, Malala Yousafzai has already fought for the rights of education and has shown by example that children and young people too can contribute to their own situations.” Over the last few years, Malala Yousafzai has emerged from the status of a young school girl to a driving force for the youth to speak up for the rights of the deprived. Despite this fact, she is now portrayed as a disputable image in Pakistan
SAVING FACE documents the lives of Zakia and Rukhsana the two survivors of acid-attack for bravely telling their stories which is captured on film, as they attempt to bring their assailants to justice and move on with their lives. The women were supported by NGOs, sympathetic policy makers, and skilled doctors such as Dr. Mohammad Jawad, who returns to his home country to assist them. Attorney Ms. Sarkar Abbas fought Zakia’s case and advocated for new legislation. Saving Face is an close look inside Pakistani society revealing each woman’s personal journey while showing how such a terrible problem is handled by reformers. (Sharmeen Obaid,
Malala Yousafzai is considered a women’s right activist. Her arduous and long journey is to raise awareness of the troubled women in Pakistan and in the world. Her fight for women's education starts off in the Swat Valley, under the brutal and unjust Taliban rule. A brave Afghan woman, Malala almost lost her life in fighting for the rights of women in education as well as women’s equal rights and freedom of speech. She rose above inequality in women and due to the tragedy she faced she has created an identity for women worldwide.