Malala Yousafzai


The birth of Malala

July 12, 1997

Malal yousafzai was born on July 12, 1997 in Mingora, Pakistan. Suprisingly her father was astonished to have a baby girl, most fathers got disappointed to have a girl, they wanted a boy. But Ziaudden was not like that, he was proud that he and his wife were able to have a child regaurdless of its gender.

First Speech

July 2008

Malala Yousafzai at age 11, gives a speech in front of the national press, “How dare the Taliban take away my basic right to an education." This speech was based on the fact that the Taliban is targeting girls' schools and forcing them to close.

Gul Makai in BBCU

January 2009

Malala started blogging for the British Broadcasting Company Urdu in January 2009 using the Pseudonym ( a fake name), Gul Makai.



In 2010 Malala started to recieve threatening notes under her door, ordering her to stop the crusades.

Attempt of Assassination

October 9, 2012

Malala was shot while travelling home
from school by the Taliban gun man. the Taliban admitted and took credit for the
assassination attempt.

Malala Day

July 12, 2013

On July 12, 2013 Malala gave a speech at the United Nation. Her birthday becomes recognized as "Malala Day"

I am Malala

October 9, 2013

Malala’s memoir "I Am Malala" is released.

Nobel Peace Prize

October 10, 2014

Malala wins Nobel Peace Prize

All-girls school

July 12, 2015

The Malala Fund opens “Malala
Yousafzai All-Girls School”

He named me Malala

October 2, 2015

Malala’s documentary titled
"He Named Me Malala" is released in theaters.