Nobel Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai graduates from Oxford

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Malala Yousafzai who became known at 11 years old with a blog for the BBC’s Urdu-language service charting her life in Swat under the Taliban.

She was shot in the head by a Taliban hitman on her school bus in the Swat Valley in October 2012, then she was flown to Britain for life-saving treatment, after which the family settled there in England, at Birmingham, central England.

She was already schooling there when she heard in 2014 that she had won the Noel Peace Prize along with the Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.”

After about eight years after she was shot by the Taliban, The 22- year old Nobel Prize winner, expressed her joy at graduating from Oxford University on Friday, she posted her photos on Twitter, displaying her celebrations with her family

The post read:

“Hard to express my joy and gratitude right now as I completed my Philosophy, Politics, and Economics degree at Oxford. I don’t know what’s ahead. For now, it will be Netflix, reading and sleep.”

She was seen covered with brightly coloured bits of paper and foam -a student tradition- and having a cake with her family, decorated with the inscription “Happy Graduation Malala”