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Malala: Shot for Going to School

One year ago, Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban on her school bus. In this Panorama special, she talks exclusively to Mishal Husain about her remarkable journey.

One year ago this week, Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban. Now, in this Panorama Special, for the first time in her own words, we hear the remarkable journey of a teenage girl from Pakistan who has now become a global symbol of the fight for girls' education.

Talking exclusively to Mishal Husain, Malala describes how she stood up to the Taliban when they tried to close her school, and remembers the day she was shot on her school bus. She tells Mishal about her battle for recovery in a Birmingham hospital and about her new life in the UK - juggling school in Birmingham with speeches and meetings on the world's stage.

Mishal goes to Pakistan's Swat Valley to visit Malala's old school, and we hear for the first time from her school friends and family about the real Malala.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 11 Oct 2013 00:50


Role Contributor
Reporter Mishal Husain
Producer Alicia Arce
Executive Producer Diana Martin