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Malala Yousafzai Comes to Pakistan to Help Flood Victims.

Malala Yousafzai comes to Pakistan to help flood victims.

Malala, a Nobel laureate, has come to Pakistan to help flood victims.

Malala Yousafzai came to Karachi airport amid tight security, according to a source on Tuesday morning. Malala’s parents are also paying her a visit. The Pakistani education rights hero last visited the country in 2018, over four years ago. She returned home for the first time after shot the Taliban in Swat Valley.

Malala, then 15 years old, was shot in the head by Taliban fighters in October 2012 as she was returning home from school in the Swat Valley. She was hurt and taken to a Peshawar military hospital before being flown to London for further treatment. The shooting received fierce international condemnation.

She has become a symbol of international resistance to the Taliban’s campaign to deny women education and other rights. At the age of 17, Malala Yousafzai became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, in appreciation of her advocacy for children’s rights.

The Nobel laureate has returned to the country for the second time to assist those impacted by the floods in Sindh.

Biography of Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai born on 12 July 1997 is a Pakistani female education activist and the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, laureate. Awarded when she was 17, she is the world’s youngest Nobel Prize laureate, the second Pakistani, and the first Pashtun to receive a Nobel Prize.

She is well-known for her human rights advocacy, particularly for the education of women and children in her home state of Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where the Pakistani Taliban has prevented girls from attending school at times.

Malala Yousafzai’s advocacy has grown into an international movement, and according to former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, she has become Pakistan’s “most prominent citizen.”

 

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