Top 10 Real Facts about Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai is a brave girl of Pakistan who confronted the extremists and made a history. The war against terrorism is in progress and claimed the life of millions. But Malala made a very distinguished chapter in the history.
Following are the top ten facts about Malala Yousafzai. So here it starts!
10. Birth and Early Life
Malala was born on 12 July 1997 in Mangora Town of District Swat in Pakistan. Her name has very diverse meanings and was named after a Pashtun Poetess and Warrior Woman. Her name has two parts. Malala is her first name while the second part of name represents the big tribe in Swat. Yousafzai tribe is better known for its grandeur and courage. Malala grew up in a little house in Mangora. Her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai is also an educational activist and is owner of Khushal Public School named after the Pashtun poet. Malala was encouraged by her father to become an activist and she used to spend a lot of time on these political and educational issues.
9. Educational Carrier
Educational carrier of Malala remained disturbed due to the restrictions imposed by the local terrorist authorities. She was banned from the school and was forced to remain silent against the brutal actions of extremists. She continued to speak for the rights of local children education especially the female education. She also informed international authorities about the situation in her place. Her educational carrier is full of adventure and brave moves.
8. Professional BBC Blogger
She got the first chance to write for BBC when her father’s friend encouraged her to writer for the international organization. She wrote about the violence and the extreme activities of Taliban and other activist groups in the region. Her aim is to bring education to every individual of the area. She also wrote against the differences in society and lack of educational facilities in Pakistan. She recorded first BBC entry on 3 January 2009. She also used to writer her personal diary on regular basis.
7. Refuge Story
After the increased tension between the local extremists and Pakistan Army, her family was forced to move to different areas in Pakistan. Her father shifted to Peshawar and she was moved to the country side with some relatives. She used to write regularly in her diary about the experiences and sufferings. She remained bored and unhappy without the books and study. Her family used to receive periodic threats on the local radio but she continued to move forward.
6. Activism and Political Career
She is a born activist. At the age of 11, she started thinking about the political situation in Pakistan. She was interviewed by many channels and despite of the threats and other negative factors, she continued to speak for the benefit of education. She advocated the female education in Pakistan. She worked for many NGO’s and international organizations like BBC and got fame in a very short time.
5. Rise to Fame
Being the only youngest female tribal representative, Malala put forward her mission in front of the whole society. She also chaired the District Child Assembly Swat. The assembly was supported by a UNICEF empowered NGO. She got much fame after the direct statement to Taliban. She said that she will continue to fight for the basic rights of female community in Pakistan. Education is the basic right of every human and she accepted the assassination threat with a big heart and bright vision.
4. Awards and Distinctions
She got the International Children’s Peace Prize on 25th of October, 2011. She got another prize in the same year and he was the first to get Youth Peace Prize in her area. After one year, in 2012 a school was named after her and the name of school is Malala Yousafzai Government Girls Secondary School. After the assassination attempt, she got the Pakistan’s 3rd highest civilian bravery award and the whole nation and international community is praying for her good health.
3. Assassination Attempt
On 9th October, 2012 an assassination attempt was made and soon after the attack, she was shifted to CMH Peshawar. She got injuries in head and the neck region. She got the initial treatment in Pakistan and due to severity of wounds and prolonged treatment; she was then shifted to UK. Lack of security in Pakistan is also one of the main shifting of Malala.
2. Safe Deport to UK
Political board and the medical board decided to shift Malala to a secure place having the maximum facilities for treatment. Pakistan Army took good action as she was shifted through the air ambulances. The interior minister of Pakistan blamed several agencies and ensured the proper investigation of incident. She will stay in UK till the treatment is over.
1. Mission of Malala
Mission of Malala is all about education and the basic rights. She is playing a vital role to bring education to those areas where there is no concept of education. Extremists warned her, abolished the buildings and attempted to assassinate her, but still her hopes are high. She wants to introduce a revolutionary system in Pakistan where every human is free from any external threat.
Get Well Soon Malala!