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A Perspective Hard to Digest

A Perspective Hard to Digest

Malala is a Pashtun name which means ‘grief stricken’. In the battle of Maiwand in 1880, Malala of Maiwand, a young Pashtun lady, fought alongside the forces of Commander Ayub which won the...
Malalization

Malalization

On 9th October 2012 a 14 year old school girl named Malala Yousafzai was shot in head and neck when she was on her way to school in Mingora (Swat). Two other girls named Kainat & Shazia got...
Education is Not For Elites Alone

Education is Not For Elites Alone

“Each day around a quarter of the country’s teachers do not turn up to school” – Sir Michael Barber, Co-chair, Pakistan Education Task Force   Peela Schools and our education systems...
Malala- A Symbol Of Liberty And Courage

Malala- A Symbol Of Liberty And Courage

Attack on the teenage girl student by the fiercest group of the Taliban in Mingora, Swat is the beginning of the clash between the dying medieval rotten social order and the present emerging...
Our Love With Conspiracy Theories

Our Love With Conspiracy Theories

Roger Cohen once said, “Conspiracy theory is the ultimate refuge of the powerless. If you cannot change your own life, it must be that some greater force controls the world.” We Pakistanis have...
Is Malala a Conspiracy?

Is Malala a Conspiracy?

With the recent buzz made by certain newspapers and social media platforms, the questions that has popped up with a bang is, what is the story behind Gul Makai’s Swat Diary on BBC blogs?   The...
A Girl who Could Speak Her Mind

A Girl who Could Speak Her Mind

Malala is a strong person. Very few will appreciate her strength in speaking out for her rights. I know because as a woman, albeit from the privileged class, i lacked the freedom to speak my mind....
Nothing Right about Right To Education

Nothing Right about Right To Education

We Demand Protection of this Right for ALL Children     The horrifying news of attack on Malala Yousafzai – the young champion for girls education – cannot but be received by utter...
Malala: Symbolic of Education

Malala: Symbolic of Education

Malalai Yousufzai, a 14 year old girl, was attacked by terrorists called Tehreek-Taliban-Pakistan in Swat. In 2010, she received National Peace Prize for her struggle to get schools restarted in her...
Malala didn’t have to Suffer

Malala didn’t have to Suffer

Any group can be a barbarian; it requires a terrible effort to remain a civilized. A 14-year-old girl who was awarded Pakistan’s first National Peace Prize for her online diary reporting on...