At 17, Malala Yousafzai became the youngest person to ever win the Nobel Prize. This year, she shares the prize with fellow children’s rights advocate Kailash Satyarthi from India. Her advocacy for women and children’s education was shot into the spotlight after the Taliban made an assassination attempt on her life two years ago today. The white saviour complex, the sensitivity of the issue, and the significance of children’s education under oppressive rule and during wars made Malala Yousefzai a household name in activism.
Terrorists are threatened by education
Inspirational figures can only do two things: inspire a generation, or be a topic of discussionYara al-Wazir