Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan six years after assassination attempt

The Nobel Laureate returned to Pakistan for the first time since the Taliban tried to assassinate her in October 2012, for advocating for girls' education.
1:08 | 03/30/18

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Malala, the youngest noble peace prize laureate in history making an emotional return home to Pakistan. In 2012 was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating education for girls. The 20-year-old said she's dreamed of this homecoming for years, though it is not without risk, she remains a target for Taliban but fear never stood in her way. Just pick up our books and pens, they are our most powerful weapons. Four years ago my colleague Diane sawyer spoke to the teen activist her spirit shining through. On the day I was shot all of my friends faces were covered except mine. Was that wise? It was brave but was it wise. I wanted to live my life the way I want. Today renewing her call for all girls to have access to education. It was Malala who said we were scared, but our fear was not as strong as our courage.

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