Malala Yousafzai Essay Papers

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When Malala Yousafzai decided to write a journal for the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), she never thought that it would to lead to her near-death experience. The reason for her attack was simple; she fought for girls’ rights to go to school. No one had ever dared to try and do something so dangerous. The source of their fear came from the Taliban, an Islamic fundamentalist political movement which enforced harsh rules in Afghanistan. Malala had loved school, and decided that she needed to fight for girl’s rights. After the attack, Malala and her father went around the world, giving speeches in order to show people how bad the conditions were in Afghanistan. But before she got shot, Malala Yousafzai was only a regular 15 year old girl.

Malala Yousafzai was born on July 12, 1997 in Mingora, which is a town that is in the Swat district in the north-west area of Pakistan. She was named Malala because her dad, Ziauddin Yousafzai, based her name off of the girl Malalai who was in a Pashtun folk story. She grew up in the valley of Swat, and her father had made a school right behind their home. The area in which she lived in was very
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The group gained a lot of their power during the war in Afghanistan. Although they managed to get 90% of the country’s territory, they were disapproved around the world because they supported terrorism and abuse. The group lost power in 2001 because the U.S. military came in to attack because of the events in September 11, 2001. The Taliban had originated in between 1979 and 1989. As the group gained power, they had decided to overtake countries and cities inside of them. When the Taliban took control of Kabul, they made a law saying that girls cannot go to school. And for every place the Taliban had named their territory, the same law was passed. When the law got passed in Pakistan, Malala’s dad Ziauddin decided to convert his abandoned school into a hidden

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