Nawaz Sharif the Pakistani prime minister even said, “She was the pride of Pakistan”. On July 12, 2015, on her eighteenth birthday, she opened a school for Syrian girls in Lebanon, and it was funded by the Malala fund. In 2014 she, received the Nobel peace prize as the youngest women to receive this award (Raphel). She also blogged for BBC in the year 2000 under the name Gul Makai explaining in detail the life, struggles, tragedy, trauma, suffering, lack of value and identity of Afghan women. She voiced her opinions worldwide and stood up for women’s education rights.
This shows strength because she was standing up for what she thought was right. Even though she knew that the Taliban might come for her. In fact in the in Diane Sawyer 's interview with Malala she states how the Taliban burned down all the girl schools and threw acid on the students and yet Malala kept learning every thought they had no school to go to. This shows how much strength she truly had especially young 11-year-old Malala. She cared about her education so much in fact that she was not scared off by the Taliban when they burnt down the schools or threw acid at the kids.
The Little Rock Nine influenced and shaped the Civil Rights Movement. With the help of her eight peers, her mother, and encouraging grandmother, Melba Pattillo Beals was able to overcome all of the obstacles that were standing in her way to a bright future. Melba was able to earn a bachelor’s degree from San Francisco State University and achieved a graduate degree from Columbia University. She worked as an NBC reporter for a long period of time. Today she is the author of books about public relations and is a communications consultant.
She once said, “My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant to be your own person, be independent.” Her mother instilled the importance of education and feminism into her brain. Ginsburg also said, “The law was something most unusual for those times because for most girls growing up in the ‘40s, the most important degree was not your B.A. but your M.R.S.” Her mother made sure that despite what society thought, if Ruth was independent and pushed herself, she could truly become anything she wanted. Sadly, her mother passed away a day before Ginsburg graduated from James Madison High School and she was never able to see all of the life changing events that her
The narrator in this novel is the journalist; his intentions may have possibly been to use his personal perspective to interact with the heritage and understand the aspects of the nation and to grasp on how civilization built the country up. Later, the journalist was caught upon a murder that happened. He wanted to know what was going on so he tried to trace and connect everything that was happening in the community and what he got was, the arranged marriage between Angela and her husband, which was what started the problem. She accused Santiago as a rapist and supposedly, he was the one who took her virginity away. Her brothers got in the situation and said all around the town that Santiago will soon be dead.
Malala Yousafzai Pakistani teenager who was shot in the head by Taliban when she was 14 years old because she was brave to speak out about education and women right in her country. Therefore, the Taliban issued a law stating that no girls’ may go to school. Malala was living in war and was very paranoid, and also, When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and battled for her right to an education. “The terrorist thought they would change my aims and stop my ambition, but nothing changed in my life except this: weakness, fear, and hopelessness died.
Hakim Laila’s feminist identity was influenced by her father, Hakim. Hakim is mostly referred to as Babi in the novel. Babi was a high school teacher, in other word, an intellectual. Intelligence is devalued by the majority in their society, therefore being a teacher makes Babi an extraordinary person in the novel. Since Fariba, Laila’s mother, was distanced from her, Laila had a special bond with her father.
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
Once Kennedy’s plane landed in Indy they heard word of King’s assassination. Many mayors and other people urged him to cancel his speech in fear of race riots occurring. Kennedy chose to go against the odds and deliver his speech changing
I loved school, and all I cared about were my books”. (Yousafzai, pg.97) , Malala includes this quote to get the reader to feel upset about girl’s not having an education. Overall, Malala gets the reader to sympathize over the fact that some girls had to leave their education behind because of
[She is] grateful for them, but they only remind [her] how much work still needs to be done to achieve the goal of education for every boy and girl. [She doesn’t] want to be thought of as the “girl who was shot by the Taliban” but the “girl who fought for education.” This hints at the idea that her conflict hasn 't been resolved even though her position in it has changed, she still has to fight for education and win in order to see a true resolution, unlike J. Walls ' conflict. What 's also important to note is the fact that as the book ends it becomes clear that a majority of the book was focused on the encounter with the Taliban, unlike the autobiography that is the Glass
Officer Moira Smith she was on scene during the attack and rescued numerous people. One of Smith’s fellow officers said,”...on a number of occasions she had come out of the World Trade Center, carrying people out, then gone back in. She had the opportunity to leave and she chose not to.”(Heros to Remember). Smith died a hero on that day risking her life for others. Special Agent Leonard Hatton was on his way to work that fatal morning when the towers were struck and he responded immediately.
Grooms had been hired by Roy Jr. to be head of security for Akers Corporation. Grooms also tried to kill Chevy and planted a boom on the plane that Jane and her family was to use to get back to Ocean Plain after the meeting with Soveral. At the meeting Jane announced that Lenny had sabotaged the computer system, that her father and Eli had been killed. She brought with her Zach to tell the family that he had seen the killer, when he was leaving he saw Grooms and yelled he was the killer of his grandfather. Roy Jr. took the company plane, that Grooms had put a boom on, to run away from his life because he felt guilty about hiring Grooms who killed his father.
A strong work ethic, a fierce focus, an attention to detail, and a strong desire for success…these are some of the qualities that make Miss Elizabeth Peck a very special young lady. I have known Elizabeth for two and a half years as her classroom teacher and Beta Club advisor. In every interaction that I have had with Elizabeth, she has been the picture of maturity and class. She is an extraordinary young lady who has proven that persistence is the most reliable indicator of success. Elizabeth was a student in my English II-Honors class, and she immediately set herself apart from her peers by turning in work that was fastidiously done.
Maria’s mother would not buy her any toy she wanted but would buy her any book she wanted.” (Padian) This led to Maria’s big imagination. Her career goal of becoming a writer started at a very young age. “After she graduated high school, she went to a college at Middlebury College in Vermont. Maria loved Middlebury. She had wonderful teachers and they taught her that to be a good writer she had to be a good reader.