Malala Yousufzai

Malala Yousufzai biography

In life, very few people get the second chance to live and it’s harder to get if you are shot to death. That’s what happened to a schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai, who was having a fun time with her friends in the school van and out of nowhere some terrorist attacked her.

Malala Yousufzai everyone knows her for her brave outcome and the way she fought to live her life no one could have done it. After the attack people know her all over the world, she achieved endless success, and her popularity gone to the next level.

She gained support not from only common people, but also celebrities, world leaders and that’s how her world changed with one attack.

But Malala Yousufzai didn’t use this popularity and fame for the wrong purpose. Even though knowing the reason behind the attack, she didn’t let the hope of her dream and pursued it.

She’s now one of the most influential and promising celebrities in the world. So, how about let’s get a walk into her life from the early times to becoming a Nobel Peace Prize winner.


Date of Birth- 12 July 1997 (age 24)

Family- Ziauddin Yousafzai Toor Pekai Yousafzai

Birth Place- Mingora, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Education- Edgbaston High School-Oxford University

Early Life

Studying in such a place like Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where girls and women don’t get any sort of right. Malala Yousafzai from the beginning loved to study and want equal rights for women too. She raised her voice against the male dominancy over females and she always wanted to free girls from that man cage.

But things didn’t go in her way and extremist didn’t like her at all. In 2012, a full planned assassination took place by an extremist militant, Ehsanullah Ehsan, who shot her in the head with a firearm when she was t stepping onto the school bus.

That day everything changed for him, she was all over the news from local to international. Later, the Taliban leader accepted the full responsibility of the attack and claimed that they wanted to kill her to leave a symbol for those who raise the voice for female education.

Malala got transferred to the United Kingdom where she received full medical care and she remained there as a permanent residency.

Because the Taliban leader has declared that if she comes back, we will now kill her and make sure she couldn’t survive.

Achievements & Awards

Malala Yousafzai’s life changed right after the incident. Next year in 2013, she had been called up at the United Nations Assembly in New York. There she addressed some important issues and controversial situations roam around women’s rights in her country.

The speech went across the globe with the help of the internet and social media. She got loud applause from all over the world. she also mentioned that education is the only solution to combat inequality. In that same year, another big thing happened to her, a book published which was written and collaboratively by Yousafzai herself and Christina Lamb. It was the best combo international journalist with Pakistani and Afghanistan experience.

The book got way famous than expected not only in Pakistan but all over the world. Many of the international celebrities have also appreciated her book and had conversations too.

Right next year, something special happened to her that no one saw it coming. In 2014, Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Alongside Indian children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi. She was just 14 years old and by that, she’s the first-ever youngest Noble Peace Prize award, holder.

Despite being a Nobel Peace Prize Award winner, she already addressed her aim and goal of her life which was to become the Prime Minister of her country. And ensuring the right education for every child.

Soon this whole thing came out, the internet was divided into two groups. People who were supporting her and others didn’t agree on her winning the award. She was criticized in so many ways and still, people do it.

After that, the Prime Minister of Pakistan invited the youngest Nobel Peace Prize Award winner and awarded her a cheque worth approximately 4,000 euros. Malala on many occasions and events addressed that she wants to establish her political party to improve the future life of young women in her region.

Looking at her success and achievements Taliban spokesperson couldn’t hold her anger. He said such “obscenities” that had to be “stopped”.

Her presence and words made her one of the world’s most prominent and well-known civil rights activists. In 2015, she was also becoming the ambassador for the United Nations’ 17 Global Goals were other popular activists and world leaders involved in it.

Even though knowing the fact, that she was again threatened by the same person who attacked her back in 2012. But this time he spread the message on social media “Next time, there will be no mistake by Ehsanullah Ehsan.”

Malala Yousafzai has changed the perspective of the world through her words and goal. No one could have done that despite knowing the threat and danger. She gave confidence to other young girls out there.








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