Nobel Peace Prize Winners 2018
The Nobel Peace Prize 2018 was awarded jointly to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict."
Doctor Denis Mukwege
Dr. Mukwege is a renowned gynecologist and human rights activist from East Congo, Africa. He is a leading specialist in treating individuals of wartime sexual violence and an global advocate against using rape as a weapon in war.
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Nobel Peace Prize: Denis Mukwege
Nadia Murad, is a survivor of kidnap, abuse and sexual violence at the hands of the Islamic State in 2014. She managed to escape to a refugee camp and eventually flee to Germany, where she now resides. Nadia works to help women and children who are victims of sexual violence and human trafficking.
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Nobel Peace Prize: Nadia Murad