Asian studies in Lithuania
Original language: English
Translated from: English
Authors: Lamb, Christina, Yousafzai, Malala
Translated by: Virbickienė, Gabrielė
Full translated source bibliographical description:

Malala Yousafzai, I am Malala. New York: Little, Brown and co., 2013

ISBN: 9786090115701
Published in: Vilnius
Published on: 2014
Publisher: Alma Littera

“I am Malala” is a book about young brave girl Malala Yousafzai, who fights with women discrimination in Pakistan and all around the world. When Taliban took control of the Swat Valley one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head while riding the bus home from school, and few expected her to survive. Instead Malala miraculous recovery has taken her to an extraordinary journey from a remote valley in Northern Pakistan to halls of United Nations. At sixteen, she has become symbol of peaceful  protest and the Youngest winner of the Nobel prize.

“I am Malala” is a remarkable tale of family uprooted by global terrorism, of the fight of girls education and of brave parents, who have fierce love for her daughter in a society that prizes sons.

“I am Malala”  shows that power of one person voice is able to inspire and change the world.

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU