Malala Yousafzai's Memory

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Memory is thought that is very powerful because when one dies, the one thing that lives on is memory. Memory is the legacy that will stand the test time. One memory that will be very important to the world will be that of Malala Yousafzai. Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel laureate. At the tender age of ten, she started voicing her disdain for the Taliban who took control of her region and started enforcing laws that included girls not being allowed to go to school. Memory is the most powerful thing that a person posses. Malala Yousafzai’s memory will always be remembered for generations to come for her experiences and how she tackled her the challenges that she faced. Malala Yousafzai…show more content…
None of the teachers or students wanted to take up this task due to the fear of losing their life to the Taliban. Malala at the time 11 years old took up the task(Malala Yousafzai). Under the name, Gul Makai she wrote her experiences about how she felt the Taliban were obstructing her learning abilities. She wrote about the daily activity of how the Taliban were treating people and killing people. Eventually, the people found out that Malala was the one writing for the BBC when her father by accident revealed it. Now that her identity was revealed several t.v. stations came to interview her. Soon, the world was hearing about her fight for women’s education rights(Malala Yousafzai). She was invited to a meeting in Islamabad with Richard Holbrooke, a special ambassador from the United States. There she requested that he help get women their right to education. Unfortunately, through the conversation, Malala learned that women's education was last on their list. Malala still continued to fight for women's education through t.v. interviews and for her efforts, she won the Pakistan National Peace Prize. She even got a prize named after her. Due to the press and media all over the world gaining attention on Malala’s effort, the Taliban said that…show more content…
The Guardian, talked about how “she was pro-west….she was speaking about how Obama was her ideal leader.” The Guardian further goes into the story of Malala and about the terror the Taliban created(Husain Mishal). The shooting was a significant part of her life because it gained more publicity from the media and the whole world watched as Malala fought in the ICU for her life and came out victorious. It provided insight into the lives of the people that were facing the terrors of the Taliban every day. The shooting raised awareness and seriousness of women's rights and
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