Malala Yousafzai has exploded the headlines again. This time, it’s the Nobel Peace Prize.
It’s clear to see why she is being celebrated, why people the world over consider her a hero, and why the locals from her own country feel she has brought them hope and pride. But what escapes many people is why she happens to have so many haters and critics, too.
So let’s fix that. Let’s see why the critics are saying what they are… The people who are not celebrating Malala recognize that real-life stories in the world are not one-dimensional. They usually have more than one side to them. Here is the other side of this particular story.
Let’s hear out the thoughts of a woman who belongs to Swat, and who was there when Malala was shot. She wonders why Malala was “struggling for a right” that she was never deprived of.