Nobel Winner Malala Yousafzai Back to Pakistan

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On 29th March 2018, Thursday, Malala Yousafzai, the Youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner in history making an emotional return home to Pakistan, six years after she was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen for advocating greater education of girls. The Nobel Prize winner is welcomed by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

Her visit is expected to last several days, traveling with her father and young brother but it’s unlikely she will go to her home region of swat in the mountains north-west of Islamabad.

In October 2012, she was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating education for girls. The 20-year-old said she’s dreamed of a homecoming for years, though it is not without risk. She remains a target for Taliban, but fear never stood in her way.

Ms. Yousafzai said, “Always it has been my dream that I should go to Pakistan and there, in peace and without any fear, I can move on streets, I can meet people, I can talk to people.”

Ms. Yousafzai’s arrival would have been unimaginable until two or three years back, however, security is enhancing following quite a while of Islamist viciousness. Her return sends a positive message to all citizens of Pakistan country.

Malala knew the more she remained away, the more ammo her pundits would need to focus on her. Although the greater part here helps her, numerous in Pakistan’s man-centric culture still inquiry her accreditations as a campaigner for young ladies’ training.