The Courage of Malala Yousafzai

Pakistani teen activist shot by Taliban on her school bus for promoting eductation for girlsMalala Yousafzai is a 14-year-old education activist from the town of Mingora in Pakistan who was shot in the head on October 9, 2012 in an assassination attempt by Taliban gunmen. In 2009 Yousafzai wrote a blog for the BBC detailing her life under the Taliban regime, their attempts to take control of the Swat valley where she lives, and her views on promoting education for girls. She remains unconscious and in critical condition. The Taliban have publicly vowed to kill her if she survives. Que vive Malala!





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