16 year-old Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen in October 2012. A year later, she speaks in Boston at a JFK Library event and called for tolerance, genuine respect for diversity and to abolish all forms of discrimination based on gender. She was, and is, an outspoken advocate for the education of girls, and now lives in Britain.
Pakistani girl, Malala Yousafzai, urges commitment to educating girls
Education ST. PAUL, Minn. ·