Malala Yousafzai is the youngest recipient of Nobel Peace Prize. The brave soul was shot in head by Taliban militants while she was on her way back home in her school bus. The fighter nonetheless made a full recovery and continues to voice her opinion on female education. Here are a few interesting tidbits from the life of Malala.
Fighting a battle with death this activist emerged victorious. She was only 15 when terrorist outfit Taliban issued death threat against her for advocating female education. Despite the looming dangers she did not deter and as a result was shot by militants in cold blood.
The incident caused a ripple across the globe and offers for treating her flooded from all corners. The global community condemned the attacks and Malala became an icon almost overnight.
For her efforts in the direction of women emancipation she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. She even co-authored the book 'I Am Malala' along with Christina Lamb.
A documentary 'He Named Me Malala' based on her ordeal was released in October 2015.
The accident left her hard of hearing and she uses cochlear implants. However, nothing has deterred this brave teenager from completing her education and she is currently studying in Edgbaston High School in Birmingham, UK.
Here are a few inspirational quotes by the famous activist Malala Yousafzai.