Malala Yousafzai turns 23, Happy Birthday!

By: News Desk      Published: 04:16 PM, 12 Jul, 2020
Malala Yousafzai turns 23, Happy Birthday!

Pakistan’s youngest Nobel laureate Malala Yusafzai celebrated her 23rd birthday Sunday and people have wished her and sent her good wishes from across the globe, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Malala was born on 12 July, 1997, in Mingora, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Malala’s father Ziauddin Yousafzai wished her daughter in a tweet and said, “It was very early in the morning when you were born. U are a morning star in our lives. May your dreams come true. May all girls have access to quality education. May all women have the right to choose their destination. Happy birthday. PESHO. Happy birthday. JANI (Bhabi &Aba).”

United Nations Women in a tweet said, “Happy birthday @Malala !Party popperBalloon Thank you for inspiring girls around the world with your courageous voice, fight for the right to education, and activism for gender equality. #MalalaDay.”

In another tweet by UN Women, the international organization shared a quote of UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai, “Education is a right of every child and especially for girls, and this right should not be neglected. If you want to go forward, we have to give education to girls.”

The Nobel Prize also tweeted, “Wishing a happy birthday to @Malala Yousafzai, awarded the 2014 #NobelPeacePrize for standing up for girls' rights to education.” They shared a quote of Malala, "If one girl can change the world, what can 130 million girls do?"

It may be mentioned here that Malala was awarded Nobel Peace in 2014 for, “Struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education." Malala has also been awarded an honorary Canadian citizenship and became the youngest person to address the House of Commons in Canada.

Malala Yousafzai this year completed her degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford.

Samar MinAllah Khan, anthropologist and documentary filmmaker at Cambridge University on her Twitter account SamarMinallahKh said, “Peesho, Jaani, Takra, Okhiyaara, Khowagah. Very happy birthday to dearest @Malala. We love you and are proud of you. Loyyah Shay! Happy Birthday.”

Bestselling author, Sunday Times Chief Foreign Correspondent, Christina Lamb tweeted, “Happy birthday to the most inspirational woman I know @Malala and the loveliest family.”

One fan of Malala made painting of Malala in Sindhi cultural dress.

Politician Afrasiab Kahttak wishin Malala birthday said, “Dear Malala, Happy Birthday, Wishing you more success.”