As The Girls' Hero honoree for the 2013 Women of the Year Awards, Yousafzai spoke to Glamour about finding the courage to stand up for girls and the importance of education. "Those people who stop us from getting education, they are afraid of educated and powerful women," Yousafzai said in the video. "When the Taliban shot me they thought that the other girls who are speaking for their rights would also stop.
Back in 2017, Malala Yousafzai began her studies at the elite U. K. university. “5 years ago, I was shot in an attempt to stop me from speaking out for girls' education,” she tweeted at the time. “Today, I attend my first lectures at Oxford.
The activist shared the news along with a couple of joyous family photos on Twitter and Instagram on the evening of June 18. “Hard to express my joy and gratitude right now as I completed my Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree at Oxford,” she wrote on Twitter. "I don’t know what’s ahead.
Congratulations, Malala Yousafzai!!! https://t.co/ONWaRidIck— Glamour (@glamourmag) June 19, 2020
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