Malala Yousafzai

Nobel Peace winners: Two bold messages of hope

"We don't learn the importance of anything until it's snatched from our hands. When in Pakistan we were stopped from going to school, at that time I realized that education is very important and education is the power for women and that's why the terrorists are afraid of education. They do not want women to get education because then women will become more powerful."

— Malala Yousafzai, answering Jon Stewart's question: "Where did your love for education come from?"

 

When Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl and education advocate who survived a Taliban assassination attempt, was in New York last year to...

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