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Malala Yousafzai attends first lecture at Oxford

Malala Yousafzai attends first lecture at Oxford”

She acknowledged that five years ago, to the day, she was shot in an attempt to prevent her from "speaking out for girls' education", and added, "Today, I attend my first lectures at Oxford".

To which Malala replied that she would be transferring schools if this were to happen.

At just 20 years old, Malala Yousafzai is already a Nobel Prize laureate, United Nations Messenger of Peace, and world-renowned human rights activist.

She was shot on the way home from school in 2012 after writing an anonymous diary about life under Taliban rule.

The youngest Nobel Prize victor and education activist, in a twitter post Monday said, five years ago she was shot in an attempt to stop her from speaking out for girls' education, but now today, she attended her first lectures at Oxford.

Within minutes her picture was shared more than 10,000 times as people around the world wished her good luck.

"All the best. You are such a wonderful inspiration to every girl", wrote one Twitter user.

She was flown to the central English city of Birmingham for treatment, and has lived there with her family ever since.

She became the face of the struggle millions of girls and women face around the world in trying to get an education without fear from those who want to deny them that for religious, political or cultural reasons.



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