Malala Yousafzai – Laval Families Magazine

Malala Yousafzai, 17, has become a symbol for every girl’s right to education, even in the face of violence. She barely survived an assassination attempt in October 2012. The attack and subsequent media coverage made her name — the same name as a legendary Pashtun heroine — known around the world.

This was a profile written for the magazine’s education issue this summer, going over Malala’s life and accomplishments.

Malala Yousafzai – The Inspiring Story of a Girl Who Fought for Education