The girls education activist said she that if it had been up to her, she would never have left.
If my family hadn't fled Afghanistan, I would have had just a 17 percent possibility of being literate.
She recovered, started a charity and just attended her first college classes.
The militant was also the cousin of the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, which ordered the attack on Malala.
Nearly 90,000 Rohingya have sought refuge in Bangladesh in the past 10 days, fleeing the violence.
A lack of funding, cultural factors and traditions have been blamed for the estimated 10.5 million children not in school.
At 19, Malala Yousafzai is the youngest Messenger of Peace for the United Nations. She was also the youngest person to win the Nobel peace prize in 2014 when she was 17.
The Nobel Peace Prize winner writes to the parents of 219 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram two years ago.
Almost half of the four million Syrian children displaced in and around the country are not in school.
Malala Yousafzai welcomed Syrian fellow schoolgirl-activist Muzoon Almellehan.
Eight days off from war and weapons could put every child in school, she says.
The Nobel Peace Prize winner has issued a statement in which she blasted the attack as 'cowardly'
"This is a moment of great honor for us, and the people of Swat and the people of Pakistan," said Tariq Khan, a medical official
The 17-year-old waited for the end of her school day before responding to news of winning the Nobel Peace Prize award.
"The president promised me ... that the abducted girls will return to their homes soon," said Malala, who has called the 219 missing students her "sisters"