Malala Yousafzai finishes school and joins Twitter

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani campaigner who survived being shot within the head by Taliban gunmen, has joined Twitter with a name for individuals to assist her combat for women’ schooling.

The 19-year-old despatched her first tweets the identical day she completed faculty, which she mentioned was a “bittersweet” second.

She mentioned her ideas turned to the hundreds of thousands of ladies who would by no means get the identical alternative.

Malala was simply 11 when she first started writing a weblog on ladies’ schooling.

Nevertheless it was after she was attacked as she boarded her faculty bus in October 2012, aged 15, that her combat made world headlines.

Malala was flown to the UK to endure pressing remedy to avoid wasting her life. She recovered, and has been attending faculty within the UK ever since.

On Friday afternoon, like hundreds of thousands of teenagers earlier than her, she took her first steps into the world of social media, utilizing the Twitter deal with @Malala.

In addition to calling for individuals to again her combat for women’ schooling, Malala additionally revealed she could be spending the summer season campaigning all over the world.

It was reported earlier this yr she had received a conditional offer to check at a prime UK college.

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