Malala Yousafzai Turns 21: A Guide to the Youngest Nobel Laureate

On her 21st birthday, here’s a look at the young Nobel laureate and what set her on the path to global recognition.

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Malala Yousafzai is the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (Image: <b>TheQuint</b>)

Malala Yousufzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, turns 21.

We take a quick look at Malala, and why she got the Nobel.

Malala being Malala.
Malala being Malala.
<b>The Quint</b>’s guide to Malala Yousafzai.
The Quint’s guide to Malala Yousafzai.

Malala Yousafzai established the ‘Malala Fund’ in 2013 to work towards the cause of women’s equality and education. She also keeps dropping a few gems like these:

Malala Yousafzai Turns 21: A Guide to the Youngest Nobel Laureate

Malala has just joined Twitter, after completing her school.

Where she continues to ‘fight for girls’.

And just being awesome at the social media game.

Fighting the Taliban, and death, Malala has undoubtedly inspired a generation who come from tough survival conditions and social taboos, to embrace education. She stands for what once can do to one’s life, by virtue of the choices one makes.

Malala Yousafzai Turns 21: A Guide to the Youngest Nobel Laureate

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