Malala recovering after 'successful' five-hour operation to fit skull with titanium plate and have an ear implant Medical team 'very pleased' with schoolgirl's progress following surgery She was shot at point-blank range in October for standing up for women's rights and access to education. She has been nominated for Nobel Peace prize." #herstory #women's #History
Aung San Suu Kyi is an activist and political opposition leader from Burma. She led a nonviolent movement for democracy in her home country and spent 15 years in custody for doing so. Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991.
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Zen Pencils. AUNG SAN SUU KYI: Freedom from fear. Aung San Suu Kyi (Pronounced: Awn Sahn Sue Chee) (1945-) is an international icon for peace and the embodiment of the Burmese (now Myanmar) people’s fight for democracy after 50 years of oppressive military rule. She is the daughter of General Aung San, the leader of the fight for independence from the British, who was assassinated in 1947 (the same year he successfully led the independence movement).