Why did her father name her Malala?

Why did her father name her Malala?

When Ziauddin Yousafzai’s first child was born, he named her after Malali, a famous Pashtun girl who inspired Afghans not to give up their fight against the British in 1880. Now that woman—Malala—has inspired the world not to give up the fight to educate girls.

Why is Malala’s face paralyzed?

“In October 2012, a member of the Pakistani Taliban boarded my school bus and shot one bullet into my left temple. The bullet grazed my left eye, skull and brain – lacerating my facial nerve, shattering my eardrum and breaking my jaw joints,” she recalled in her post.

What was Malala’s anonymous name?

Gul Makai
Malala was only 11 years old when her anonymous diary captivated audiences. She wrote under a pseudonym – Gul Makai, the name of a heroine from a Pashtun folk tale.

Was Malala assassinated?

After her school was closed by the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Malala Yousafzai and her family fled the region. In Peshawar at age 11 she gave her first speech on the school closings and began making press appearances. In 2012 at age 15 she was shot in the head and survived, bolstering her fame globally.

Did Malala get shot in the face?

Yousafzai was hit in the head with a bullet and remained unconscious and in critical condition at the Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology, but her condition later improved enough for her to be transferred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, UK.

Is Malala deaf?

Doctors said Malala had been left completely deaf in her left ear when she was shot at point-blank range.

How did Malala get shot?

On 9 October 2012, a member of the Pakistani Taliban boarded Malala’s school bus and shot one bullet into her left temple. The bullet grazed her left eye, skull and brain, lacerating her facial nerve, shattering her eardrum and breaking her jaw joints – requiring her to go through various rounds of critical surgery.

Is Malala still alive?

In 2014, she was the co-recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, with Kailash Satyarthi of India. Aged 17 at the time, she was the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate….

Malala Yousafzai
ملاله يوسفزۍ
Yousafzai at an event in 2019
Born 12 July 1997 Mingora, Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Alma mater University of Oxford

Is Malala now married?

Asser MalikMalala Yousafzai / Spouse (m. 2021)