saddened the hearts of all. On the 9th of October, Malala Yousufzai ,aged
14, who has been active in denouncing the closure of girls schools by the
Taliban in Swat in 2009, and who continued her education despite threats, was
shot in the head on her way back from school. Two of her friends, also in the
bus, were injured as well.
single acts of bravery can, and, do become movements. We are grateful to this
young campaigner for encouraging Pakistanis to stand up and be counted.
school and has organized a KEEP SMILING card campaign for Malala and her two friends.
We aim to make this the longest and most colourful card in the world’s
history. For this we need your active
that are full of hope and will make the girls happy, and hopefully, assist in
their recovery. We also want them to
know how compassionately the world has responded to their plight and how they
are not alone in their struggle.
October. Emails can be sent to:
Alif Laila Book Bus Society