I Am Malala Themes

Malala Yousafzai
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Speaking in Favor of Education

Malala lives in a society in which women are treated as inferior beings without the right to an education. Malala is raised with the idea that education is vital to her future, and she holds to that hope even when her life is threatened because of her stand on the subject. Malala is so determined to continue her education that she sneaks to school, hiding her books and abandoning her school uniform. For a time, Malala pretends to be younger than she actually is, attending school secretly. When it appears there will be laws prohibiting school for girls altogether, Malala becomes very vocal on the subject. She is interviewed by dozens of media outlets. She says that it’s vital for women to have an education. Malala points out that there is a demand for female doctors and teachers but that they want to...

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