Malala-inspired artworks will leave you stunned

Published: January 31, 2015
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"Peace" Mural by Eduardo Kobra in Rome, Italy. PHOTO: COMMUNITY.MALALA.ORG

"Peace" Mural by Eduardo Kobra in Rome, Italy. PHOTO: COMMUNITY.MALALA.ORG

Malala Yousafzai’s story is one that resonated with people across the world, not just Pakistanis. So it comes as no surprise that artists all over the globe have paid glowing tributes to her – through the art of murals. 

A mural of Malala and her friends by Fauzia Minallah in Islamabad. PHOTO: COMMUNITY.MALALA.ORG

Malala was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on October 10, and is the youngest person to be awarded the globally prize.

Pen and Art Drawing by Michael Volpicelli. PHOTO: COMMUNITY.MALALA.ORG

The 17-year-old — who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 — was recognised for fighting for years for the right of girls to education, showing by example that children can contribute to improving their own situations.

Malala as Rosie the Riveter, by Anat Ronen in Houston, Texas, USA. PHOTO: COMMUNITY.MALALA.ORG

She also visited Nigeria, and pledged to help free a group of school girls who were abducted by militant group Boko Haram.

“I’m Afraid of No One” by Michael Thompson. PHOTO: COMMUNITY.MALALA.ORG

Malala Portrait by Jonathan Yeo in London, UK.PHOTO: COMMUNITY.MALALA.ORG

School Mural by BoneHedArt in Austin, Texas, USA. PHOTO: COMMUNITY. MALALA.ORG

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  • goggi (Lahore)
    Jan 31, 2015 - 9:13PM

    Malala is the renaissance of our great Gandhara civilization!

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