Friday, July 12, 2013

Malala Stands Strong Against the Taliban on Her 16th Birthday

Today, on her 16th birthday and first public appearance since her attempted assassination at the hands of the Taliban, Malala Yousafzai spoke eloquently about her continuing fight for the right to education of women and girls in Pakistan. Wearing a pink sari belonging to slain Pakistani leader, Benazir Bhutto, her words brought emotion and tears to the faces of many attending her speech before the United Nations.


 For in depth information, go here and visit the HuffPost article on Malala and the movement, A World at School, 
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4 comments:

DJan said...

She makes me proud to be a woman and to support her efforts however I can. Simply amazing young person! Thank you for this.

BLissed-Out Grandma said...

She is amazing. And wearing B. Bhutto's sari...wonderful symbolism.

The Blue Grumpster said...

Impressive.

Kay said...

I am so amazed with her eloquence and bravery! Wow!

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