Malala Yousafzai


Ziauddin Yousafzai , the father of Malala Yousafzai, the young... News PhotoActivist,Assassination,Award,Awards Ceremony,Effort,Father,France,Hand,Human Rights,Malala Yousafzai,Paris - France,Politics,Receiving,Schoolgirl,Taliban,Vertical,Victim,Ziauddin YousafzaiPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPZiauddin Yousafzai (L), the father of Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani schoolgirl activist who was the victim of an assasination attempt by the Taliban in 2012, receives the 2013 Simone de Beauvoir award from the hands of Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir (R) during the awards ceremony in Paris on January 9, 2013. The 2013 Simone de Beauvoir prize for the freedom of women was handed to Malala Yousafzai, who has become a symbol of the struggle for girls' education and women's rights in Pakistan. Malala was flown to the United Kingdom with a life-threatening head wound shortly after her attack but recovered from her injuries and was temporarily discharged on January 4 as she awaits more surgery. AFP PHOTO / JACQUES DEMARTHON (Photo credit should read JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images)