Benazir Bhutto was an inspirational leader and an inspirational woman.
I have learned so much from Nelson Mandela, and he has been my leader. He is a perpetual inspiration for me and millions of others around the world.
Islam means peace.
And also I didn’t want my future to be just sitting in a room and be imprisoned in my four walls and just cooking and giving birth to children. I didn’t want to see my life in that way.
I’m not becoming western; I am still following my Pashtun culture, and I’m wearing a shalvar kamiz, a dupatta on my head.
I’m not a character like Rapunzel or Cinderella; my story looks like any other.
Pakistan is a peace-loving, democratic country.
Books can capture injustices in a way that stays with you and makes you want to do something about them. That’s why they are so powerful.
We women are going to bring change. We are speaking up for girls’ rights, but we must not behave like men, like they have done in the past.
I think I have a right to live my life the way I like.