Malala Yousafzai turns 19 today and all she want for this birthday is support in her mission of providing education girls all around the world. Malala Fund, the organization run by the noble prize winner since 2013, has been constantly advocating and creating education opportunities for girls.Also Read - World Tourism Day 2021: Date, History, Significance and Everything You Need to Know
Malala herself is very young at age and she understands the importance of education and continues to push for necessary seconday education for all girls. In regards of her work, United Nations declared July 12 as ‘Malala Day’ in the year 2013. Then she spoke from United Nations reaching out to world for making education accessible for all. In her speech she said Malala Day is “not my day” but “day of every woman, every boy and every girl who have raised a voice for their rights”. Ever since, she celebrates her birthday campaigning for education of girls across the globe, travelling to areas where are there maximum challenges faced by girls in their education. (ALSO READ: Malala Yousafzai calls for 1.4 billion dollar education fund for Syrian refugee children) Also Read - Taliban Seeks UN Participation, Nominates Spokesman Suhail Shaheen as Afghan Envoy
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Malala became a popular name in the year 2012, when she survived a gun shot in head by a man who jumped onto her school bus looking for her, as she had been secretly blogging for BBC Urdu writing how Taliban attempts to prohibit girls from attending schools.
On her last birthday, Malala opened up ‘The Malala Yousafzai- All Girls School’ for young Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
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