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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

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About the Book: I am Malala The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban The highly anticipated memoir of Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl from Pakistans Swat region who stood up to the Taliban "I come from a country which was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday."-Malala Yousafzai When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday 9 October 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price. Shot in the head at point blank range while riding the bus home from school, few expected her to survive. Instead, Malalas miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey from a remote valley in Northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations in New York. At sixteen, she has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest ever nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. I Am Malala is the remarkable tale of a family uprooted by g ... See more
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  1.  I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai – review 2 April, 2014 On
    Like many Pashtun females inside the Swat area within Pakistan, Tor Pekai i went to classes lightly with age six. Many years in the future, within the woman's 30s, about Wednesday 9 Oct 2012, the girl went back in order to restart the woman's knowledge. Inside a terrible paradox, it absolutely was also the day that will the woman's 15-year-old daughter, Malala Yousafzai, that acquired campaigned passionately because age 11 for that right involving females to have an knowledge, was chance inside the brain with point-blank variety through the Taliban. "Who will be Malala? inches the particular gunman acquired commanded in the young people on the classes shuttle bus. Annually in the future, at this time there can't be many on earth that don't know.

    On her behalf sixteenth wedding within September this coming year, having already been a long time coming from loss of life and lived with a number of surgical procedures, deafness and facial paralysis, Malala tackled the particular Not Children's Assembly within The big apple. "Here I stay, one woman among many, inches the girl mentioned. "I elevate the voice… in order that individuals without a speech can be observed. inches

    The UNITED NATIONS accounts that will 57 thousand young children had been refused a great knowledge within 2011. Within Malala, that commenced by retaining some sort of journal involving living underneath the Taliban pertaining to BBC Urdu and that went on in order to talk out and about fearlessly, notwithstanding hazards and violence, they have some sort of crusader who's the particular composure, fluency and information involving considerably more adult decades, however the girl also continues to be some sort of fun-loving young person involving modesty, nature, humour and attraction. "I imagine they are often regretting that they chance Malala, inches the girl mentioned wittily in the Taliban in a new meeting, relishing that the delight within finding out can certainly verify like strong propaganda.

    I will be Malala will be skilfully ghosted by Christina Lamb, the particular extremely respectable unusual correspondent. The teenager's speech will be never ever shed. The youngest-ever nominee for that Nobel contentment treasure will be, naturally, incredible. Nonetheless, the particular guide also discloses that will jane is the particular daughter of your male involving extraordinary courage having a unique opinion inside the right of the baby in order to complete their own likely. Inside a territory that will esteems boys and commiserates with all the household whenever a woman comes into the world, Ziauddin was the particular exception to this rule. "Malala will probably be free like a fowl, inches he promised. He / she named his daughter following Malalai involving Maiwand, the particular Pashtun's very own Joan involving Arc, that rallied Afghan males within 1880 in order to defeat the particular British, sacrificing her own living in the act.

    Ziauddin, poverty upset, struggled with pertaining to their own knowledge and went on in order to observed colleges pertaining to little ones. He'd some sort of adore relationship along with Tor Pekai and extended his student activism in to person living.

    And then got the particular Taliban. Brought about with a classes drop-out, Maulana Fazlullah, the particular males within dark turbans sporting badges pledging "sharia rules or maybe martyrdom" prohibited dance, Dvd videos (Ugly Betty is often a Malala favourite), Dvds and beauty parlours. Open whippings, executions and injustice started to be rife. Malala refers to some sort of 13-year-old woman raped and caught pertaining to adultery.

    Because of the end involving '08, the particular Taliban acquired destroyed 600 colleges. Malala, 11 years of age and largely prime involving the woman's category, experimented with in order to enjoy herself along with Stephen Hawking's The of their time. Rida, someone from the destroyed classes, signed up with Malala and the woman's companion, Moniba – "Three is often a tricky range, inches Malala feedback, not served by other people "putting masala inside the situation".

    In 15 Economy is shown the year just gone, all the girls' colleges had been completely sealed. 14 days previously, Malala acquired began blogging and site-building for that BBC, underneath the pseudonym Gul Makai (cornflower). Your woman presented television interview. "They can certainly stop us planning to classes they cannot stop us finding out, inches the girl mentioned defiantly. No person assumed the particular Taliban could kill a youngster.

    Practically 2 thousand persons fled the particular Swat area that will spg. Within May, the particular Yousafzai household based up their property and signed up with the particular exodus, transferring in order to 4 cities within two months.

    Huge amounts, a great earthquake, the particular Taliban – Malala settled to turn into a politician mainly because "there tend to be so many crises with no real leaders". Previous 15, the girl shows: "Sometimes I do believe it can be less complicated to become a Twilight vampire compared to a woman within Swat. inches And then got the woman's would-be assassin.

    The health-related staff that will saved Malala; her own stoicism and strength; the particular support involving the woman's household, right now, once again within exile, this time within Birmingham; Malala's level-headed deal with to carry on in order to safe bet knowledge and childrens protection under the law – they are most strong ticklers of the most effective within human character. A lot of the amount of money Malala have been given moved on the Malala pay for. "Please enroll in the mission, inches the girl asks. It's important that will individuals folks who are able to, accomplish.
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  2.  Who is Malala to I am Malala 8 September, 2014 On
    “Pristine” is the word I would like to use to describe this book. A honest revelation of a young girl called Malala from Swat Valley of Pakistan with respect to Muslim culture and Talibanisation of Swat Valley after the massive earthquake in 2005.
    It’s all about how the women and young girls of Swat Valley who were not wanted to be going to schools and pursue education, by a terrorist outfit, Taliban, who took control over Swat Valley and were running a parallel Government. A neat, chronological detailing of each and every event, as to how the peaceful Swat valley was converted into a dangerous place to survive, over a period of time. The complete picture of Pashtun culture, customs and traditions are exquisitely brought out and never can a reader come across another book which can portray the same with such emotions blended with real life events.
    Malala Yousafzai, a young girl of fourteen years shot in the head by Taliban on 9th Oct’2012, for raising her voice against the Taliban order of girls being deprived of their basic rights towards education and free life, ultimately had to leave the country, alongwith her family to pursue her dreams, in England, even though she received many awards for her efforts including the Pakistan National Peace Prize and support from UN and other world countries. Such was the power and influence of the Taliban on Pakistan internal affairs. Remarkable efforts by the doctors of Combined Military Hospital, Pakistan and Queen Elizabeth Hospital of England in bringing back Malala to normal life through some of the most complex surgeries ever performed.
    Many people, who are ignorant of Islam, would come across, through this book, lot of good things about the teachings of Prophet Mohammed and the base on which this great religion was built upon. One would be awestruck to learn about how deep the religion is imbibed into the blood of Muslims due to their extreme devotion and love towards their religion and countries. One good point one would come across is that Islam never taught extremism. The Quran teaches patience, cleanliness, peace and maximum respect to women and children. Unfortunately, it has been mis-interpreted by some to form their own understanding of the teachings thus having their own fundamental laws, for which the entire population of Muslims cannot be stereotyped. This was what Malala and her father have been preaching.
    I sometimes in between, felt that Malala was too obsessed with her religion and her Pashtun clan. Hence she has a much constricted view on those countries which Pakistan is opposed to due to some other broader reasons unknown to her….. Probably, since she was too young to understand them on a holistic approach.

    Congratulations to Christina Lamb for excellent presentation of the book, through her elaborate research and traveling done into Malala’s life history. Nice collection of the photographs of Malala through her journey from birth to present day.
    A must read by all those across the world to learn how important a family, friendship, culture, religion and government is for a normal human being to survive in some countries.

    My rating is 4.5 out of 5
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     Incredible story of a determined young woman! 13 October, 2013 On
    This book is a must read for all women and men. Once I started reading it I could not put it down. Her story is so compelling and forthright- it is a story that demmands to be told. I have recommended this book to many of my friends and thye have had the same reaction. Read this book!
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