Malala Yousafzai Graduates From Oxford University

Malala Yousafzai Graduates From Oxford University

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai graduated from Oxford University nine years after being shot during the women's protest in Pakistan.

The youngest Nobel Prize winner, now 24, holds degrees in philosophy, politics, and economics.

Alongside the young woman were her parents and husband, Asser Malik. The ceremony was supposed to take place in 2020, but it was delayed due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Malala's graduation comes months after the Taliban banned girls from returning to school and replaced Afghanistan's women's ministry with an all-male "vice and virtue" department.

Sharing photos on Instagram, the newly graduate wrote:

"Some Latin was said, and apparently I have a degree."

Her loving followers soon left thousands of messages, and the post gained nearly a million likes on Instagram.

Malala's husband shared his joy on Twitter with two photos, writing:

"The place we first met felt a little more special on Malala's graduation day."

Yousafzai was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman when she was 15 as she was campaigning for girls to get an education. Luckily, she survived, as she was transported from native Pakistan to London.

She received Nobel Prize in 2014 when she was only 17.

Malala got married in a low-key ceremony in Birmingham on November 9.