Activist and Nobel Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai declared her marriage on Twitter Tuesday.

The 24-12 months-aged explained that she and her newly-wed husband, discovered only as Asser, held a tiny nikkah, an Islamic relationship ceremony at which a pair signals a marital deal. They tied the knot at their residence in Birmingham, England.

“Today marks a important day in my life,” Yousafzai wrote in her announcement. 

Pictures accompanying the post present her and her husband sitting with her dad and mom, Ziauddin Yousafzai and Toor Pekai Yousafzai.

Yousafzai’s announcement came just a few months right after she explained she was doubtful about the thought of relationship in a July 2021 interview with British Vogue.

“I even now really do not recognize why persons have to get married,” she said. “If you want to have a human being in your daily life, why do you have to sign marriage papers, why cannot it just be a partnership?” 

In her Twitter announcement, nonetheless, the human rights activist expressed pleasure for her and her husband’s potential as a married few.

“We are excited to stroll together for the journey forward,” she wrote.