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When the Taliban issued and edict banning all girls from school she spoke up.
Just last year and all you subsite cling to life.
In a coma for seven days after being attacked on -- way home from school but -- was shot in the head at point blank range by a Taliban government.
Now sixteen and -- has become a human rights icon.
She's been honored at the Clinton global citizen wars and in an address to more than 1000 youth delegates at the United Nations in July it became clear.
The girl from northwest Pakistan is inspiring a movement.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- More than half a Pakistani girls are not educated.
In the larger region around the Swat Valley only one in five girls attend school a lot -- could have another big honor coming her way.
As she's become only the second Pakistan he ever nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize this week she's also released her autobiography.
I am a lot.
It picks a message out to do that hopefully a lot of people -- We did -- You know really understand what she's trying to achieve.
With all the attention this week -- -- is under a renewed threat from the Taliban leaders.
A top Taliban spokesman says the group will continue to try and kill -- -- so long -- -- remains an outspoken critic.
Efforts to impose strict Islamic law in Pakistan.
-- name for a famous Afghan woman warrior is waiting for the Nobel Peace Prize announcement awarded on Friday.
If my -- -- is chosen she would be the youngest peace laureate and Nobel history.
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