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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World
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Malala Yousafzai
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

Malala Yousafzai


9781474610049

Little Brown


Biography;
Autobiography: historical, political & military;
Memoirs;
Refugees & political asylum;
Migration, immigration & emigration


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288 pages

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Nobel Peace Prize winner and bestselling author Malala Yousafzai introduces some of the faces behind the statistics and news stories we read or hear every day about the millions of people displaced worldwide.

Malala's experiences visiting refugee camps caused her to reconsider her own displacement - first as an Internally Displaced Person when she was a young child in Pakistan, and then as an international activist who could travel anywhere in the world, except to the home she loved. In We Are Displaced, which is part memoir, part communal storytelling, Malala not only explores her own story of adjusting to a new life while longing for home, but she also shares the personal stories of some of the incredible girls she has met on her various journeys - girls who have lost their community, relatives, and often the only world they've ever known.

In a time of immigration crises, war and border conflicts, We Are Displaced is an important reminder from one of the world's most prominent young activists that every single one of the 68.5 million currently displaced is a person - often a young person - with hopes and dreams, and that everyone deserves universal human rights and a safe home.

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By:   Malala Yousafzai
Imprint:   Little Brown
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 214mm,  Width: 134mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   246g
ISBN:   9781474610049
ISBN 10:   1474610048
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   January 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT Advanced ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Malala Yousafzai came to public attention by writing for BBC Urdu about life under the Taliban. In October 2012, she was targeted by the Taliban and shot in the head as she was returning from school on a bus. She miraculously survived and continues her campaign for education. In recognition of her courage and advocacy, Malala was honoured with the NATIONAL PEACE PRIZE in Pakistan in 2011. She is the youngest ever person nominated for a NOBEL PEACE PRIZE. She was shortlisted for TIME magazine Person of the Year and has received numerous other awards. Malala continues to champion universal access to education through the Malala Fund. She is the author of the memoir I AM MALALA and the children's book MALALA'S MAGIC PENCIL.


Malala is an inspiration to girls and women all over the world

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