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A Pakistani woman shows her solidarity with Malala Yousafzai at a demonstration in Karachi (photo: Getty Images)

Pakistan after the Attempt on Malala Yousafzai's Life

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A Vibrant Symbol for A Troubled Country

Malala Yousafzai came to prominence at the age of 11 when she began writing a diary for BBC Urdu about life under the Taliban in Pakistan's Swat Valley in 2009. She survived an attempt on her life in early October this year. Instead of frightening the country's education system into submission, the attack triggered a wave of solidarity with the young pro-education activistMore