Malala Attends First Lecture At Oxford, Five Years After Being Shot

"Five years ago, I was shot in an attempt to stop me from speaking out for girls' education. Today, I attend my first lectures at Oxford," wrote the Nobel Prize-winning activist Malala Yousafzai in a tweet that quickly went viral.

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Malala Attends First Lecture At Oxford, Five Years After Being Shot

A funny tweet from Malala Yousafzai's younger brother and her response to it made tweeple smile

Malala Yousafzai, who in 2012 was shot in the head by the Pakistani Taliban after campaigning for girls' rights to education, attended her first lecture at the University of Oxford on Monday. The youngest-ever Nobel laureate is studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the prestigious university in the UK. Tweeting a photo of her books, Ms Yousafzai wrote: "Five years ago, I was shot in an attempt to stop me from speaking out for girls' education. Today, I attend my first lectures at Oxford." Within just 12 hours, the tweet has been 'liked' over 6.4 lakh times and retweeted over 2 lakh times.
 
It prompted a flurry of congratulatory tweets from tweeple:
     
But it's these sweet and teasing tweets from her younger brother Khushal Yousafzai that had many smiling:
      
Earlier, her brother had tweeted these lovely pictures wishing Ms Yousafzai luck at university:
 
"Education is a right," tweeted Ms Yousafzai's father, Ziauddin Yousafzai:
 
In 2014, the then 17-year-old Ms Yousafzai became the youngest person ever to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Earlier this year, she became the youngest-ever UN Messenger of Peace.

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