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Malala Yousafzai (マララ・ユサフザイの人生)

Malala Yousafzai: from blogger to Nobel peace prize nominee – timeline

July 12, 1997

Malala was born on 12 July 1997 in Pakistan's Swat Valley. She was named after a Pashtun poetess, and her name means 'grief stricken'.


September 1, 2008
First Speech

Malala gives her first speech at the local press club in Peshawar. The speech is titled "How dare the Taliban take away my basic right to education?" and is the first glimpse at Malala's passion towards the cause. She is 11.


January 3, 2009
Blogs for the BBC under the name Gul Makai

Abdul Hai Kakkar, a BBC reporter in Pakistan, asks Malala's father if he knows someone who would write about life under the Taliban. At this time, the Taliban is imposing their rule across the country, banning women from a variety of activities including shopping and education. When the original blogger backs out, Malala takes her place. She is 12.


October 1, 2011
Nominated for International Children's Peace Prize at age 13

Malala is nominated for the International Children's Peace Prize of KidsRights Foundation. The nomination by Archbishop Desmond Tutu reads, "Malala dared to stand up for herself and other girls and used national and international media to let the world know girls should also have the right to go to school"


October 9, 2012
Attack on Malala's life makes headlines around the world

The Taliban decides to kill Malala as her story gains reach. A Taliban gunman shoots Malala as she rides home after taking an exam. Two other girls are also wounded in the shooting.


October 12, 2012
Fatwā issued against the Taliban gunman

The reactions to the attack on Malala are overpowering across nation and religion. The Pakistani government puts out a $105,000 reward towards the arrest of the attackers. Offers to help her come from around the world.

December 31, 2012
Runner up for the 2012 TIME Person of the Year.
TIME nominates Malala for their Person of the Year in 2012. She is named runner-up.
2012年12月31日、TIME誌が マララを 「その年を代表する人」に選ぶ。

September 9, 2013
Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

October 8, 2013
Releases her book

Malala Yousafzai's autobiography titled "I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban" tells the story of her being shot by the Taliban















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