I realized that becoming a doctor, I can only help a small community. But by becoming a politician, I can help my whole country.
I am not telling men to step away from speaking for women’s rights; rather, I am focusing on women to be independent to fight for themselves.
I speak not for myself but for those without voice… those who have fought for their rights… their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated.
Islam tells us every girl and boy should be educated. I don’t know why the Taliban have forgotten it.
It’s quite difficult for a parent to know that their daughter is in great danger.
Nelson Mandela is physically separated from us, but his soul and spirit will never die. He belongs to the whole world because he is an icon of equality, freedom and love, the values we need all the time everywhere.
If you don’t focus on the future generation, it means you are destroying your country.