Why did they shoot Malala?

Why did they shoot Malala?

On 9 October 2012, while on a bus in the Swat District, after taking an exam, Yousafzai and two other girls were shot by a Pakistani Taliban gunman in an assassination attempt in retaliation for her activism; the gunman fled the scene.

Where did Malala find her courage and inspiration?

Malala found her courage from her dad because he went to meetings to discuss why everybody should go to school. Also from her family because they believe in her and they think that she could inspire more people to go to school all around the world.

How old was Malala when she wrote her book?

11 years old

Why would a television interview be more dangerous for Malala than her blog posts?

Why would a television interview be more dangerous for Malala than her blog posts? The Taliban controlled the TV channels. It wouldn’t be dangerous for her. The Taliban had banned television.

What does Malala call her grandfather?


What does Malala say is the reason she didn’t cover her face when she spoke on television?

What does Malala say is the reason she didn’t cover her face when she spoke on television? She is proud to show her identity because she has done nothing wrong. What did Malala use to improve her English? What happened in Mingora over the month that schools were closed?

Who shot Malala in the head?

Ehsanullah Ehsan

How did Malala show bravery?

Her bravery, courage, and movement rewarded her Pakistan’s first National Youth Peace Prize in 2011. However, as Malala’s fame rose, so did her negative reputation with the Taliban. Malala bravely stood up- recognizing the need to protect those around her. Malala was shot in her head and her two friends were wounded.

How dare the Taliban take away my basic right to education?

On September 1, 2008, when Yousafzai was 11 years old, her father took her to a local press club in Peshawar to protest the school closings, and she gave her first speech—“How Dare the Taliban Take Away My Basic Right to Education?” Her speech was publicized throughout Pakistan.

What did Malala learn about stealing?

What did Malala learn about stealing? She learned that it is wrong and it brings shame and hurt to your family. I think this was important to her because she realized the importance in living honestly.

What did Malala see by the dumpster?

At the dump, Malala saw a young girl sorting trash into piles. The girl had matted hair and cold sores all over her skin. Malala also saw young boys using magnets to find metal objects in the mountain of trash.

What does I did not clip her wings mean?

To restrict one’s freedom, power, or full potential. A reference to the practice of clipping a bird’s wings to prevent it from flying. The kids need to be able to explore the world around them—don’t clip their wings. The boss is always trying to clip my wings and micro-manage me. See also: clip, wing.

How dare they take away my education?

“How Dare They Take Away My Right To Education?” Happy birthday, Malala Yousafzai!

What is Malala’s epiphany?

Malala had an epiphany: “The media needs interviews. They want to interview a small girl, but the girls are scared.” But she knew that she was different. “I have a father who isn’t scared, who stands by me.” Malala submitted to the power of the media with the zeal of a convert.

What did Malala do to express her thoughts and fight for her choice?

Answer: Malala made a blog in which she regularly recorded her thought, opinion and experiences and fought for her choices.

How old was Malala when she was shot in the head?


Who does Malala see at the rubbish heap and how does this make her feel?

As Malala was throwing away the potato peels and eggshells she sees in the “rubbish heap” is a girl that is the same age as her rummaging through the garbage and shorting it into piles. In the text on page 25 it states,”As I tossed our rubbish onto the heap, I saw something move. I jumped.

Who was the youngest person to ever win a Nobel Peace Prize?

Malala Yousafzai