Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, is from Pakistan. She hopes to pursue a career in politics after finishing her education in the UK. Malala currently lives with her father, mother and two brothers in Birmingham, attending a local school. She was named after a famous Afghani poet and warrior named Malalai of Maiwand. The United Nations named July 12th as ‘World Malala Day’.