The country has an interim president now, Hamid Karzai.” (Hosseini, 138-139). The Taliban are pushed out of Afghanistan, introducing safety in major cities and Laila and Tariq’s return to Kabul; where Laila is able to improve the orphanage in which Aziza attended and begin teaching children. When Hamid Karzai is put in charge, he gives females the opportunity of education and career once again and safety to Kabul and other major cities. Women’s rights were impacted by the political alterations. The Taliban took away women’s voice, vision, and mobility; the United States of America’s removal of the Taliban, brought back rights for women.
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.
Malala Yousafzai! - The girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban! Who is Malala Yousafazi? The July 12th, 1997 there was a girl born in Mangora, named Malala. Her family had not money enough to pay for a midwife, so a neighbor helped at birth.
“I am Malala” In I am Malala, Malala Yousafzai pushed through the Taliban and stood up for herself. LeeAnn Trudel, a former student of Catholic University pushed through her very hard Statistics class in graduate school so she could get into a PHD program. Malala was denied by the Taliban to go to school, though she went anyway because she knew that she wanted to be educated. Malala is still advocating for women’s rights to education, even after what happened with the Taliban and her. LeeAnn Trudel’s story and especially Malala’s story goes to show that when obstacles stand in your way, you have to overcome them to fulfill your dream, because if you do not you will one day become resentful for never achieving what you could have.
Deborah tells her that she’s is going to make a web page for her mother to get donations and funds to turn her old home- house into a museum. (Skloot 287) In chapter 36 the next morning Deborah hives gone down, but she wants to go back to her house and to go see her doctor. Skloot stays behind to talk to Gary Lacks Deborah cousin; he begins to read passages from the bible. He said that lord chose Henrietta, to be immortal and then ask Skloot to read out loud from the bible. After reading some passages from the bible Skloot now understand why her family believes she was chosen to be immortal.
Jane Elliot Split her 3rd grade c lass into two different groups brown eyed group and the blue eyed group; before splitting them she asked them is being discriminating to others right and they answer the way she expected them to answer because it has been taught to them since they have been in her class, she then proceeded to ask them why was it wrong and they could not give her a clear answer she also ask them would they like to know how it feels to be discriminated against and they all said yes. She conducted this exercise for a total of two days she started the first day off letting the children know that the brown eyed students were more smarter and all around better than the blue eyed student. She then withness some of the sweetest kids turn into nasty discriminating adolescence they tease the blue eyed children every chance they could. The brown eyed student had such a boost of confidence their academic score was up and they were trying harder to hold to the title of having brown eyes. On the other hand, the blue eyed students grades were down and they kept this sad era throughout the day.
Malala Yousafzai is a young girl with a tragic story. While standing up for education she got shot in the head. Fortunately she lived to tell her story, Malala wrote a book which she named I am Malala. The novel won her the Nobel Peace Prize that day she did not just win a prize but recognition and support to fight for education. The books takes us on a journey through her life she goes in detail helping us understand how it was.
In The Book Thief, Liesel comes into ownership of many books that become symbols in her life. From persecution, to friendship, to coming to terms with anger Liesel’s books taught lessons. The Gravedigger’s Handbook symbolises a lot of things for Liesel. One of the things it symbolizes is the last time she saw her mother and brother. The day she stole the book was the day of her brother’s funeral and the day her mother gave her up to her foster parents.
In the book Persepolis, Satrapi uses the veil to show women's rights and how she was a rebel when she was young. In the beginning of the book she tells the reader about veil and how she didn't understand why she had to wear them. As she grows up she begins to understand how the world works and adapts to growing up and saying goodbye to her childhood. The veil is closely tied to Iran religion and why women have to wear it. She soon realizes the importance of the veil as she grows up and accepts it as a part of her life.
“DEAR YOUNG LADIES WHO LOVE CHRIS BROWN SO MUCH THEY WOULD LET HIM BEAT THEM” The article “DEAR YOUNG LADIES WHO LOVE CHRIS BROWN SO MUCH THEY WOULD LET HIM BEAT THEM” by Roxanne Gay, a woman of many talents and skills. Gay started her studies at Yale University but discontinued her education to pursue her relationship Arizona. Later, Gay completed her undergraduate degree in Nebraska and earned an MA with emphasis in creative writing from the University of Nebraska. Gay began her academic teaching in fall 2010 at Eastern Illinois University where she was an assistant professor of English. In addition to her teaching duties, she was an editor for Bluestem magazine and she also founded Tiny Hardcore Press.
Saylor Voss Due Date: Monday 16 Author: Cheryl Strayed Book: Wild I am interviewing Cheryl Strayed about her experiences on the Pacific Crest Trail 1. What made you decide to hike the Pacific Crest Trail? A: While my mom recently passed and I felt like I knew nothing about myself. One day I woke up and I realized my mom was my whole world was my mom and I didn’t know what I was going to do without her. I read a book on the PCT and I thought that would be the perfect option for me to go and find myself and really figure out who I am meant to be.
When I was seven, I asked my mom why she had come to America from Ethiopia. She told me that she had come so that I could have things that she didn’t, get the education she couldn’t, and see and do things she wouldn’t. I told her that I was going to make her proud and even though I was seven, I was stubborn, and set my goals high and worked hard. I will forever remember my mother crying as I got my college acceptance letters. Now, as a junior at Old Dominion College as an international affairs major, I’m setting to make her proud again.
Some notable activists are Malala Yousafzai, Faye Carey, and Craig Kielburger. These activists are backed by their parents, friends, and other organizations. Malala Yousafzai made news when she was shot by the Taliban. She was shot because she spoke out against the Taliban and how they didn’t let girls go to school. Malala was supported by her parents and now by people everywhere.