Book Discussion on I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai and her father spoke about her book, I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban. In… read more
Malala Yousafzai and her father spoke about her book, I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban. In October 2012, Malala Yousafzai, who lived in the Swat Valley of Northern Pakistan, was shot in the head and neck by Taliban gunmen who tried to assassinate her for being an outspoken supporter of education for girls. She was 15 years old at the time. During this event hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore, Ms. Yousafzai and her father spoke with Michel Martin of National Public Radio (NPR). close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Ziauddin Yousafzai Special Envoy United Nations->Global Education
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