I Am Malala- How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World
Be inspired by the courage, the passion, and the power of one with I Am Malala – How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World.
Malala Yousafzai shares her story of fighting for her right to an education – and nearly being killed because of it.
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I Am Malala
Written in the first person, Malala forms an immediate connection with the reader, describing herself as “a girl like any other.”
Her favorite color is pink, she fights with her brothers, watches TV, plays cricket, and loves going to school.
All of that changed with the arrival of the Taliban – banning television, women from public places, and education for girls.
Malala’s outspoken response caused her to become a target of the Taliban, and in 2012 she was shot.
Surviving, and being more determined than ever to fight for education rights, Malala became the voice for many.
- Learn more about the issue of girls’ education by watching the film, He Named Me Malala, and find educational resources to accompany the film from National Geographic.
- Make a donation or start a fundraiser to support the Malala Fund.
- #PassTheBag – Schoola sends you an empty bag to fill with gently used kids’ and women’s clothing. They sell the items in their online store and donate 40% of the proceeds to the Malala Fund. It’s easy and it’s free!