Malala, 20-year-old activist who was shot because of fighting for girl's education goes to Oxford

Malala, 20-year-old activist who was shot because of fighting for girl's education goes to Oxford

- Activist Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize winner, to join University of Oxford

- Malala was shot in 2012 by Taliban because of her fight for girl child education

-Going to University was her dream, as she aspired to set an example for other girls

Outspoken young activist Malala Yousafzai is set to join the University of Oxford after scoring straight As in High School.

This is like a dream come true for the 20-year-old activist, as she aspires to set an example for the girl child in her mother country Pakistan.

“I am so excited for getting an opportunity to study at Oxford,” says Malala, who plans to pursue a course in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE).

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Malala, 20-year-old activist who was shot because of fighting for girl's education goes to Oxford

Two years ago, Miss Yousafzai received 6A*s and 4As during her GCSEs.Photo:AP.

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The young activist reportedly scored grade A in math, chemistry, physics, biology, geography, history, English and literature and religious studies.

“'My heart is full of gratitude. We are grateful to Allah. Thank you to all those who support Malala for the grand cause of education,” her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, says in a tweet.

Malala, 20-year-old activist who was shot because of fighting for girl's education goes to Oxford

Malala Yousefzai is congratulated after collecting her A-level exam results at Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham this morning.Photo: Reuters.

Malala grabbed global attention in 2012 when she was shot in the head by Pakistan’s Taliban in what was widely seen as an assassination attempt because of her persistent campaigns for the girl child education.

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Malala, 20-year-old activist who was shot because of fighting for girl's education goes to Oxford

Miss Yousefzai (left) poses with fellow students Bethany Lucas (centre) and Beatrice Kessedjian (right) after collecting her A-level exam results at Edgbaston High School for Girls.Photo: Reuters.

She became the youngest person to ever receive a Nobel Peace Prize winner back in 2014. Her fight for rights of the girl child has continued to earn her lots of accolades across the world.

Malala, 20-year-old activist who was shot because of fighting for girl's education goes to Oxford

Miss Yousafzai, who narrowly avoided death in 2012, said she was 'so excited to go to Oxford'. Photo: Twitter.

Malala, 20-year-old activist who was shot because of fighting for girl's education goes to Oxford

Miss Yousafzai's career as an activist began in early 2009.Photo: AP.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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