Malala Yousafzai

(Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

Malala spoke out about the injustice of life under the Taliban particularly regarding the right to an education. In 2012, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban while on a bus heading home from school. Malala survived the attack and continued to campaign for the right for all children to have an education.

In 2014, Malala at age 17, was named a Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Malala’s father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, a member of the Rotary Club of Mingora Swat, has taken part in a number of the club’s projects to improve the Swat Valley