The Question and Answer section for I Am Malala is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Malala was shot while taking the bus home from school. The man who shot her was a member of the Taliban. She had been targeted for death.
Malala means sometimes an individual needs to take the first step to make a change. Someone has to be willing to take the risk.
At what point in the book are you referring to?