Life and Times of schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai


Malala as she leaves hospitalSomalilandsun – Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban, has been discharged from the Birmingham hospital where she was being treated.

The Queen Elizabeth hospital said she was well enough to be treated as an outpatient for the next few weeks. She was discharged on Thursday to continue her rehabilitation at her family’s temporary home in the West Midlands.

 Her family will be able to stay in the country for up to five years after her father was appointed to a diplomatic post at Pakistan’s consulate in Birmingham.

Malala is due to be to be readmitted in late January or early February to undergo cranial reconstructive surgery as part of her long-term recovery.

There were calls for her to be awarded the Nobel peace prize. The foreign secretary, William Hague, said on Malala’s arrival that her bravery was “an example to us all”. The Taliban have vowed to target her again

Life and Times of schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai