Malala Yousafzai is a young Pakistani woman known for her defense of the rights of feminine education in her country.She was born in Pakistan, she gained notoriety by writing a blog for the BBC. In that blog, she talked about the atrocities suffered under the Tehrik-i-Taliban regime (TTP), the militarily group who occupied the area where she was living. They destroyed schools and prohibited girl´s education between 2003 and 2009.
Because of the blog, she was a victim of an attack when two members of the TTP boarded the school bus in which Malala was going to school and fired with a rifle, reaching her skull and neck.
She was transferred to an Hospital in Birmingham, Great Britain, to schedule reconstructive surgeries for her injuries, also made rehabilitation and had to implant a titanium plate in his skull and also a hearing device in his left ear.
Since then, Malala lives in the West Midlands area of Birmingham, where his father holds the position of education aggregate of the consulate of Pakistan.After a year, she made her first public intervention after the attack by announcing in a video the creation of an aid fund for education in her country.
In 2013, she published a book, her autobiography entitled I am Malala was written by British journalist Christina Lamb, describing her life before and after the attack.
She was a candidate for the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize, making her the youngest nominee ever to be 16 years old. She is very strong young activist and a real example that not all Pakistan women live in submission. There still is a hope for these middle east countries, where women are living in horrible situations because of a misconception of women.
By [Mariana Flores Melo].