Malala Yousafzai’s Address to the United Nations, July 2013
In her 2013 Speech to the United Nations, Malala Yousafzai states the importance of education and women’s rights.
When and How to Pair: Introduce this text after students have read “The Trip,” when the government closes the universities and Marjane grows concerned that she will not be able to become an educated and liberated woman. Pair Persepolis with “Malala Yousafzai’s Address to the United Nations, July 2013,” and ask students to analyze the importance of education in repressed nations. How can an educated person pose a threat to a tyranny?