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Trailer Released For He Named Me Malala

Submitted by on November 20, 2015 – 10:56 amNo Comment
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Despite her youth, I am inspired by the story of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot when returning home on her school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old (she turned 18 in July) was singled out, along with her father, for advocating for girls’ education, and the attack on her sparked an outcry from supporters around the world. She miraculously survived and is now a leading campaigner for girls’ education globally as co-founder of the Malala Fund.

Malala recently got the documentary treatment by filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth, Waiting for Superman). He Named Me Malala shows us how Malala, her father Zia and her family are committed to fighting for education for all girls worldwide. The film gives us an inside glimpse into this extraordinary young girl’s life – from her close relationship with her father who inspired her love for education, to her impassioned speeches at the UN, to her everyday life with her parents and brothers.

Kudos to Malala for everything she does and sacrifices in pursuit of a good education for girls all over the world!! Check out the trailer to He Named Me Malala below.

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