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Malala in T&T

by | Jul 28, 2014

MALALA and MR. KAZIMGlobal Education activist Malala Yousafzai has arrived in Trinidad and Tobago and complemented this country on its tuition free school system.

Malala is in T&T as part of the University of Trinidad and Tobago’s 10th anniversary celebration.

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She stated that the T&T’s mountainous topography reminds her of home.

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The 17 year old rose to fame in 2012 following an assignation attempt carried out by Taliban militants.
In early 2009, at the age of 11 she wrote a blog under a pseudonym for the BBC detailing her life under Taliban rule, their attempts to take control of the valley, and her views on promoting education for 22 girls.

The following summer, a New York Times documentary by journalist Adam B. Ellick was made about her life as the Pakistani military intervened in the region, culminating in the Second Battle of Swat.

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