Pakistani women's rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a 2012 Pakistani Taliban attack, got married on Tuesday (November 9) in Birmingham, central England, she announced on social media. .
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“Today marks a precious day in my life. Asser
“Today marks a precious day in my life.
and I have come together to be partners for life, ”
she wrote on Twitter, accompanying her post with a photo of her and her new husband on their wedding day.
“We had a little nikah ceremony at home in Birmingham with our families.
Please send us your prayers.
We are excited to be embarking on the journey ahead together, ”
added the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner. The nikah is a form of Islamic marriage contract.
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Malala had survived an attack by the Pakistani Taliban in 2012.
Jihadists from Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had burst into the school bus that brought her home, in her native valley of Swat (north-west), and shot her in the head.
Malala, now 24, has since become a global icon for girls' rights to education.
She lives in the UK with her family and is a graduate of the prestigious Oxford University.