Education In I Am Malala

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Education for Everyone Malala Yousafzai is a young Pakistani girl who is an education activist. Education is the most important thing adults can offer children. One day the children of this generation are going to be the teachers, doctors, and politicians. Children everywhere should receive the benefit of being educated. In the compelling novel I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai, she opens the minds of others about about the importance of education within all cultures. The historical background is admissible, and the professional reviews clarify all the importance and power this book holds. The way that Malala was brought up made a big impact on what she believes in today. She was born on July 12, 1997 (“Malala” 1). Her mother, Toor Pekai,…show more content…
Malala is the youngest person to have ever won the Nobel Peace Prize (“Profile” 1). Most people her age are not as concerned about education and gender equality. She believes that girls deserve the same schooling as boys when most teenages would not lift a finger to try and make any change at all. It is amazing that she worked to bring awareness to something that is so important, and she completely deserves the award. Along with winning a Nobel Peace Prize, she has a fund set up in her name that helps children in education all around the world (“Profile” 2). She wants children everywhere to be able to receive a good education and this is important. On the other hand, winning prizes was not the only way she was noticed for speaking out about what she believed in. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, Malala was shot by the Taliban (Yousafzai 4). She was coming home from school when a man came on to her bus demanding “Who is Malala?”. Nobody actually pointed to her, but the looks she got from her friends gave it away. The man who came on to the bus then fired three shots at Malala (Yousafzai 9). To wake up one day not thinking about the chance of being shot three times and then having it happen is mind blowing. After her bus driver, Usman Bhai Jan, finally realized what happened, he drove at top speed to Swat Central Hospital (Yousafzai 245). The amount of fear that the people had to have been feeling can really make a person feel thankful that they live in a place where this does not happen. Once she was admitted in the hospital, they discovered that “the bullet hit Malala’s left brow and instead of penetrating her skull it travelled underneath the skin, the length of the side of her head and into her shoulder” (“Profile” 2). To have that happen to such a young girl is tragic. Luckily, it did not damage her brain. The world needs the compassionate mind of

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