LONDON: Fifteen year old Pakistani child activist Malala Yousufzais struggle for education will be read worldwide in a book deal reported to be around £2m according to The Guardian.
The book titled I am Malala will be published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson in the UK and Commonwealth and by Little, Brown in the rest of the world later this year.
The book will be a story of her struggle and of the incident that nearly killed her in October of last year.
Yousafzai said: I hope this book will reach people around the world, so they realise how difficult it is for some children to get access to education.
I want to tell my story, but it will also be the story of 61m children who cant get education. I want it to be part of the campaign to give every boy and girl the right to go to school. It is their basic right.
Malala was shot at point-blank range by a Taliban gunman as her school bus travelled through Swat Valley on October 9, in an attack that drew worldwide condemnation.
She has since become a global symbol of the campaign for girls right to an education and has been nominated for this years Nobel Peace Prize.
Malala, after recovering from her surgeries, enrolled in a school in Britain to continue her education. Agencies
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