Pakistani activist and youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize Malala Yousafzai marked her 21st birthday on July 12 by joining the photo and video-sharing social network Instagram.
Yousafzai, who only joined Twitter last year after finishing high school, shared her first ever Instagram picture yesterday much to the joy of all her admirers.
"Hi, Instagram! So happy to be celebrating my 21st birthday in #Brazil!" Yousafzai wrote.
Her photo showed her on a balcony somewhere in Salvador, Bahia, in Brazil. As she gazed at the camera, a crowd can be seen behind and below her taking photos of a scene happening down on the street.
In her second post, she showed a picture of her posing with some ballerinas from Rio.
"So grateful to my friends @elainewelteroth @eljuanpazurita and @jeromejarre for joining me on my first trip to #Brazil," wrote Yousafzai. "Today we met some little ballerinas in Rio."
When Yousafzai turned 18 back in 2015, she celebrated it by opening a school for Syrian refugees.
Funded by the Malala Fund-the official organisation co-founded by Yousafzai-the school was put up at the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon near the Syrian order, and can house around 200 female students. The female students, ages 14 to 18, may opt to earn a baccalaureate or a vocational degree.