Updated: 2/13/2021

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  • Hi... My name is Malala..I was born and grown in the beautiful swat valley of Pakistan
  • Hi...My Name is Malala. I born and grew up in the beautiful Swat valley in Pakistan.
  • Malala grew up with her two younger brothers, Khushal and Atal, and her loving parents, Ziauddin and Toor Pekai.
  • A terrorist group called Taliban was growing in swat valley powerfully. They believed that Girls do not need any form of education and did not let the girls attend the school. Those who spoke up to them were often killed.
  • One day, A BBC Urdu journalist approached ziauddin with a unique proposal-
  • A student should write an anonymous blog about the Taliban
  • When Ziauddin asked Malala to write the Blog, Malala agreed. She wrote what she saw, felt and feared about living under the Taliban rule. The BBC gave her a pen name, Gul Mukai
  • Soon ,the blog became popular, inviting the attention of people around the world
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