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Malala Yousafzai's Mother Just Made This Exciting Announcement

Malala Yousafzai's Mother Just Made This Exciting Announcement

Malala Yousafzai's mother, Toor Pekai, spoke publicly for the first time at the Women in the World Summit in London on the third anniversary of her daughter's brutal attack.

At the summit, Pekai, who was accompanied by her husband, sat down with filmmaker and anthropologist Samara Minallah Khan and made an exciting announcement.

According to Women in the World, she told the audience that she left school at an early age when she found herself the only girl in the classroom.

That's when Pekai revealed her exciting news.

Speaking through an interpreter, she announced that she has returned to school to learn to read, write, and even learn English.

"I love it very much," Peaki said at the Women in the World Summit.

"I enjoy reading and writing and learning, but when I come home and they have given me homework I put my bag in the corner — I say 'I can’t be bothered.' But then Malala comes home and says 'where is your bag, have you done your homework,' and I want to say 'Oh it's a bit hard!'"

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