Renowned activist for women education Malala Yousafzai has successfully been accepted to Oxford University for undergraduate studies after acquiring her A-level result.
The Nobel Prize laureate, who was shot in the head by Taliban for her ambitions a few years back, confirmed the tidings by tweeting out the message she received from her new university.
So excited to go to Oxford!! Well done to all A-level students - the hardest year. Best wishes for life ahead! pic.twitter.com/miIwK6fNSf— Malala (@Malala) August 17, 2017
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The fearless activist will be studying Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, which her inspiration, former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, also studied.
Malala, who was a vocal advocate of women’s right to education in her hometown of Swat, was injured after Taliban gunmen attempted to assassinate her in 2012.
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Today, the 20-year-old continues her struggle and activism for women’s rights and has become a symbol for women empowerment in Pakistan. She is also one of Pakistan’s only two Nobel Prize laureates and the youngest-ever person to be awarded a Nobel Prize.