In a profile, Marie Brenner traces the courageous tale of teenage activist Malala Yousafzai—and her enemies’ near-fatal attempt to silence her.
The Pakistani schoolgirl became a global inspiration after surviving an assassination attempt by the Taliban. In an exclusive interview, she tells Kamila Shamsie about the man who tried to kill her, l
“I Am Malala” tells the story of how a young education activist survived a Taliban bullet.
Malala Yousafzai: Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist who, while a teenager, spoke out publicly against the Taliban’s prohibition on the education of girls.
Malala Yousafzai (Malālah Yūsafzay: Urdu: ملالہ یوسفزئی; Pashto: ملاله یوسفزۍ [məˈlaːlə jusəf ˈzəj]; born 12 July 1997) is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel
Inspired and led by Malala's example, the Malala Fund works to secure girls' right to a minimum of 12 years of quality education, particularly in the global south.