“Here they cons…

“Here they consider me a good girl, the girl who stood up for children’s rights and the girl who was shot by the Taliban. They never look at me as Malala, as their friend, and as a normal girl. In Pakistan, I was just Malala, simply Malala.”
-Malala Yousufzai

Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old shot by the Taliban for promoting female education and who later became an international advocate for children’s rights, has warned British girls not to take their schooling for granted.

The teenager appealed on a BBC Panorama programme, to be broadcast on Monday, for pupils to regard her as “as their friend and as a normal girl”.

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/07/school-malala-yousafzai-panorama

“We realize the…

“We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.”
Malala Yousufzai

“The content o…

“The content of a book holds the power of education and it is with this power that we can shape our future and change lives. There is no greater weapon than knowledge and no greater source of knowledge than the written word.

“It is my dream that one day, great buildings like this one will exist in every corner of the world so every child can grow up with the opportunity to succeed.”

-Malala Yousufzai, in Birmingham, on the opening of the biggest public library in Europe.