Malala's story really touches a nerve because we see just how brutal relgion has made people there. How much they need women to remain in the dark and to make an example of anyone who seps out of line. The fact that she survived that nightmarish assualt has inspired women all over that region and people all over the world.
was my choice of woman of the last decade.
Malala Yousafzai is currently at the No 1 spot for this decade.