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Peace & Justice Gurus: Malala Yousafzai

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Malala Yousafzai

                

This page serves as an information source of information for Malala Yousafzai. She is often referred to as Malala, 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 Pakistani Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school. Her advocacy has grown into an international movement, and according to former Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, she has become "the most prominent citizen" of the country.

Malala's Foundation

This source gives us a look into Malala's mission and even how to her. Her goal is to educate young woman and help fight for their rights. Her foundation does not just focus on her home country but it is also prevalent in countries like Turkey, Brazil, Lebanon and Ethiopia. 

Achievements and Awards

  • Nobel Peace Price
  • Philadelphia Liberty Medal
  • Glamour Award for the Girls' Hero
  • Shorty Award for Teen Hero
  • International Children's Peace Price
  • National Malala Peace Price
  • Simone de Beauvoir Price
  • Ambassador of Conscience Award
  • Mother Theresa Award
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Malala's History

This source gives us Malala's history from the time she was a young girl in Pakistan until now. This source also gives us some insight as to how her activism day started. The source even goes into when she was shot by the Taliban. 

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Nobel Prize

This source goes into Malala's winning of a Nobel Peace Price.They go into Malala's thirst for knowledge starting from a young age. They connect this thirst to her father; he was an educator himself. Again, this source goes into how the Taliban effected her life.