Malala Yousafzai Author

Malala Yousafzai (Urdu: ملالہ یوسفزئی, Pashto: ملالہ يوسفزی; born 1998) is an eighth-grade Pakistani student from the town of Mingora in Swat District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and is known for being a children's rights activist. At 13 years old she gained notability for championing the cause of the people of Swat by blogging for the BBC under a pseudonym about the atrocities of the Tehrik-i-Taliban regime. The international children's advocacy group KidsRights Foundation included Yousafzai among the nominees for the International Children's Peace Prize, making her the first Pakistani girl nominated for the award. South African Nobel laureate, Desmund Tutu announced the nominations during a 2011 ceremony in Amsterdam, Holland, but Yousafzai did not win the prize Yousafzai lived in Mingora Swat, occupied by the Taliban before the military operation in 2009. During this time, education was banned and many townspeople were executed. Schools were destroyed, and girls' schools bore the brunt. She wrote a diary for the BBC under the pseudonym of "Gul Makai" where she related the deeds of the Taliban in Swat.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 12th, 1997
Nationality
Pakistan
Ethnicity
Pashtun
Religion
Sunni Islam
Places lived
Birmingham , United Kingdom
pop. 1,074,300 (2011)

Family

Parents

Education

1. Edgbaston High School Independent school

2013 -

Edgbaston High School for Girls is an independent all girls primary and secondary school in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, England. The current headmistress is Dr. Ruth Weeks. It has over 900 girls, in four departments, aged 2 and 1/2 -18.

Type Independent school
Founded
1876
Headquarters
Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, B15 3TS - Birmingham, West Midlands
Wikipedia article

People attended Edgbaston High School connected by profession and/or age

b. 1915., Writer

Written work

1.I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2013. by Little, Brown and Company

Awards won

2014 Nobel Peace Prize

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education
Norwegian Nobel Committee
Peace

2013 Simone de Beauvoir Prize

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with

2013 Ambassador of Conscience Award

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Amnesty International

2013 Sakharov Prize

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with

2013 The US Glamour Award for Woman of the Year

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
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Condé Nast
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

2011 National Malala Peace Prize

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with

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