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Monthly Motivation: Ziauddin and Malala Yousafzai

written by Alexandra Wade


Ziauddin Yousafzai, a Pakistani educator and activist, teaches his students about equality and independence from a young age. In this TED talk, he speaks about his relationship with his daughter, Malala, who became world-famous when the Taliban tried to end her campaign for education by assassinating her in October 2012. She made a full recovery and has continued her activism on a global scale.

The circumstances that inspired the Yousafzai’s bravery may be unique, but people everywhere admire Malala’s actions and the way her father has supported her. What are some things you can do to empower the children in your life?


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