despite threats to Malala’s and Ziauddin’s lives. A leader in her own right, Toor Pekai takes inspiration from her faith. As she says, “Truth has to come and falsehood has to vanish” Upon arriving in the United Kingdom after Malala’s ordeal, Toor Pekai learned the importance of education herself through simple reading and writing. She has now become an adult student and attends English language classes. Global Peace Centre Canada welcomes her first ever visit to Canada
Past Events Tuesday, May 24, 2016: A special presentation featuring Ziauddin Yousafzai & Toor Pekai Yousafzai. Ziauddin will reflect on the dream he shares with his daughter, Malala Yousafzai of a world at peace through education. Venue: Narula's Banquet Hall, 1162 Barton St. East, Hamilton When: Tuesday, May 24 | 5pm - Reception | 6pm - Presentation & Discussion Appetizers, dessert and tea will be served. Please RSVP at (289) 788-4646 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seats and know about GPCC’s peace education resources, professional development and training, students and teachers exchange programs and to share your ideas. Seats are limited! Thursday, May26, 2016: BOOKS NOT BULLETS: GLOBAL PEACE THROUGH EQUITABLE ACCESS TO EDUCATION Born in 1971, and raised in a remote village in the “Tall Mountains” of District Shangla in the Swat Valley of Pakistan, Toor Pekai Yousafzai was unable to get an education because education for girls was not the norm. Later, she became a champion of education, supporting Malala and Ziauddin in their campaign for peace and educationGPCC held it first annual ‘Golfers for Global Peace’ 4-Player Scramble Golf Tournament! Come join GPCC on 13 September 2015 for an eventful day of golf and leisure at Kitchener’s beautiful Doon Valley Golf Course.