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I am Malala

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Lily Ramus

on 11 July 2014

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I am Malala
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In Malala's autobiography, we learn many things. First is perseverance. Malala never gives up on her dream of free education for girls in Pakistan. Malala also teaches us about responsibility. After she was shot, she still kept up with her school work, and even thought about doing well in her exams.
The Lessons
Perseverance Responsibility
Hero or Not?
We learn so much from Malala. Malala never gives up her fight for education, and never gets behind on her own school work. These two examples show Perseverance and Responsibility.
Good Qualities

Basic Profile
Major Accomplishments
Nominated Noble Peace Prize
Is an icon to girls around the world
Family Life
Father is principle of school
Two younger brothers
Mother favors brothers
Approach to Schooling
Father runs a school
Fights for girls education in Pakistan
Hero: Someone who fights for a cause.
Malala definitely qualifies as a hero. She fights for girls' education and risks her life for it. In this way, Malala has changed the lives of many girls in Pakistan.
Timeline of Life
July 12th 1997

She is 16
School Almost Closed
The mufti in her neighborhood became concerned about the girls' school and tried to close it.

The mufti did not succeed
Radio Mullah
The Taliban took over the Swat (region of Pakistan) when Malala was 10.

An illegal radio station was set up. Broadcasting women should wear burqas, stop singing, dancing, and listening to music.
Leaving Swat
Malala and her family left the Swat on May 5th, 2009.

They became IDPs: Internationally Displaced People.
Shot by Taliban
On October 9th, 2012 Malala was shot in her school bus by the Taliban
Malala's Recovery
She went to many hospitals including:
Swat Central Hospital
CHM Combined Military Hospital
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Malala and her family are currently living in Birmingham, England.
I am Malala
The best example of Malala's responsibility is in this quote, "When I heard they would be in Birmingham in two days I had one request, "Bring my school bag" I pleaded to my father "If you can't go to Swat to fetch it no matter,-
buy me new books because in March it's my board examination
. "'
The quote that best shows Malala's perseverance is, "On my sixteenth birthday I was in New York to speak at the United Nations. I did not write the speech only with the UN delegates in mind; I wrote it for every person around the world who could make a difference. I wanted to reach all people living in poverty, those children are forced to work and those who suffer from terrorism or lack of education. Deep in my heart
I hoped to reach every child who could take courage from my words and stand up for his or her rights.
Two other girls were shot
Her recovery took 3 months
She and her family miss Pakistan and hope to return soon, but it is not safe for them there.
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