I am sure most of us know the story of Malala Yousefzai who was shot by the Taliban for advocating education for girls. News.

Malala has dedicated her childhood to championing education for girls like her in Pakistan. As she lies in a hospital bed, a tragic victim of Taliban gunmen, let's help make her dream come true.

One part of Pakistan has already started a successful programme of paying families which send their girls to school regularly. But in Malala's province the government is dragging its feet. Senior politicians have offered Malala help, and if we act now we can get them to commit to rolling this out nationwide.

Before the media spotlight moves on, let's raise our voices to demand that the government announces funding for all Pakistani girls who attend school. In days the UN Education Envoy will meet Pakistan's President Zardari and he says hand delivering 1 million signatures will strengthen his case. So let's help make Malala's dream come true and sign this.

 

Views: 502

Comment by Strega on November 9, 2012 at 4:54pm

Did we get the million signatures for the original cause, Reg? I can't seem to find it on the link.

Comment by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on October 1, 2013 at 4:53pm
Comment by MikeLong on October 2, 2013 at 4:53am

Clever girl. It's unfortunate that political correctness dictates that she will not be exposed to atheism in a way in which she could exercise reason and choice regarding her beliefs - even thought she was shot be fanatics driven by their religious beliefs. Imagine the power she could wield were she to say, "Through education I've learned the truth and I encourage everyone to investigate for themselves the value of the supernatural - or it's lack of it." 

Comment

You need to be a member of Think Atheist to add comments!

Join Think Atheist

Forum

Scary and Hilarious Trump Supporters

Started by TJ in Small Talk. Last reply by Davis Goodman 9 hours ago. 1 Reply

AMERICA! KEEP YOUR GUNS OUT OF CANADA!

Started by JadeBlackOlive in Small Talk. Last reply by Gregg RThomas 2 hours ago. 31 Replies

Arabic atheist searching for help

Started by Farahat Rashad in Small Talk. Last reply by Simon Paynton 16 hours ago. 8 Replies

How do Muslim men REALLY view American women?

Started by Belle Rose in Society. Last reply by Reg The Fronkey Farmer yesterday. 11 Replies

Events

Blog Posts

Preachers

Posted by Noon Alif on August 24, 2016 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

Sudden realization

Posted by A. T. Heist on August 24, 2016 at 3:18pm 3 Comments

Services we love!

© 2016   Created by umar.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service