Sunday, November 2, 2014

Class Dismissed: Malala's story

The story about Malala talks about a 12 year old girl who lives in Swat. Swat is a city in Pakistan that was overrun by the Taliban. Malala was one of the girls who lived in Swat and goes to a girls school within swat. In the documentary it show her father who is owner of one of the girls school that are endanger in Swat. He talks about how he lives in fear of the Taliban for what they are doing to the girls schools. They are destroying the schools and killing the people who support the school and the girls who are extending the school. At one point in the documentary he said "The Military is offering protection to keep the school open, but the Taliban ins threatening violence to close it down." A major conflict that happens is when Malala and the rest of her family have to leave Swat for there safety because of the Taliban tanking it over. This leads Malala to make a choice in her life. She had originally wanted education to be able to become a doctor but after what happen to life she had in Swat she decide that she wants to get into politics to be able to get the life that she had in Swat back.

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