Malala Yousafzai

M – Malala Fund (funds the early stages of education for girls in countries such as Pakistan, Nigeria, Kenya and Jordan)
A – Advocate for girls education since she was 11 years old
L – Lives in Birmingham, England since being treated for her gunshot wounds
A – Addressed the United Nations on her 16th birthday
L – Life in prison was given to two men in June 2015 for the attack on Malala in 2012
A – Awarded with over 40 honours and awards for her bravery

Y – Youngest person to ever win the Nobel Peace Prize
O – Oldest out of 3 children, Khushal and Atal are her two younger brothers
U – United Nations declared 12th July (Malala’s birthday) as Malala day
S – Shot in the head and nearly killed by the Taliban when she was 15 years old
A – Author of a blog when she was 11 and 12 years old (under the fake name of Gul Makai) about life in Pakistan
F – Featured as one of the most influential people in the world in Time Magazine
Z – Ziauddin Yousafzai is Malala’s father and Tor Pekai Yousafzai is her mother
A – Attack on Malala has caused Pakistan to pass the first ever Right to Education Bill
I – ‘I am Malala’ is the name of the book Malala has written

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