Anne, Quotes

The Girl from Mingora

I was a girl in a land where rifles are fired in celebration of a son, while daughters are hidden away behind a curtain, their role in life simply to prepare food and give birth to children.”

Malala Yousafzai – (Youngest ever) Nobel Peace Prize recipient 2014

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11 thoughts on “The Girl from Mingora”

  1. Congratulations. Well Deserved.
    Wow what an achievement.
    Youngest Nobel Laureate Ever.
    Quote ‘Malala Day is not my day.
    Today is the Day of every woman, every boy, & every girl
    who have raised their voice for their Rights ‘
    ‘Instead of soldiers send Books.
    Instead of sending weapons send Pens’
    This Voice should be Heard and listened.
    Well Done.
    scorpio47
    🙂

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  2. Remarkable achievement for a person so young! To top it, she is able to hold an international audience spellbound with her message & confidence. Her fight for basic women’s rights is an inspiration for many who are out there fighting similar issues smaller or bigger. Well deserved recognition!

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  3. Splendid day I would say for womankind….humankind….

    A remarkable person who would inspiration to all…

    May the message of peace reach across world…

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  4. Well deserved noble prize…
    This year’s noble peace prize will always be memorable , India and Pakistan citizens sharimg the nobel peace prize… Hopefully the two nations will share peace too….

    N about malala, she is an inspiration to many n hope for many too…

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  5. This girl has my greatest admiration. To be able to continue with such courage after being singled out and shot in the head…

    May God bless her and give her the strength to reach ever greater heights.

    One thought here for her parents and brothers too, whose encouragement and love have probably been Malala’s greatest strength.

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