Is Pakistan still under Taliban rule?
Pakistan states that it dropped all support for the group after the 11 September attacks. In 2001, reportedly 2,500 Arabs under command of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden fought for the Taliban….Taliban.
|Taliban طالبان (Pashto)|
|Dates of operation||1994–1996 (militia) 1996–2001 (government) 2002–present (insurgency)|
What was the dream of Malala?
The peace activist said that it was her dream to see the two countries (India and Pakistan) on friendly terms and that people from either side are able to visit each other. “You can continue to watch Pakistani dramas movies, and we — Bollywood movies.”
What prize did Malala win?
2014: Malala wins the Nobel Peace Prize Just two years after getting shot by the Taliban, she and Kailash Satyarthi, a children’s rights activist from India, won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.
When did the Taliban take over Mingora Pakistan?
Fighting commenced in the largest and main city of the district, Mingora, between elite Pakistani commandos and about 300 Taliban militants positioned in deserted buildings and continued until 23 May 2009, when a major Pakistani offensive retook much of the city.
What does education first mean?
EF Education First (abbreviated as EF) is an international education company that specializes in language training, educational travel, academic degree programs, and cultural exchange. The company was founded in 1965 by Bertil Hult in the Swedish university town of Lund.
Where did Malala live in Pakistan?
Why did Malala win the Nobel Peace Prize?
The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 was awarded jointly to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.”
Did Malala live Swat Valley?
Ms Yousafzai, who now lives in the UK, was shot in the head for campaigning for female education in 2012. Her family’s home region of Swat was once a militant stronghold, and she was attacked on a school bus there at 15. It had been unclear if the 20 year old would visit the area because of security concerns.
How did Malala inspire others?
As an activist, advocate for girls’ education, champion of human rights and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala’s words and actions offer inspiration and hope to people all over the world. She was 15-years-old, and had already been advocating for girls’ right to education in her home country of Pakistan for several years.