Nobel Peace Prize

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, fighters of war-time sexual violence, share 2018 award Nobel Peace Prize Oslo The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. Mukwege has devoted his life to defending these victims. Murad is the witness who tells of the abuses perpetrated against her and others. Each has helped to give greater visibility to war-time sexual violence, so that the perpetrators can be held accountable for their actions. Physician Mukwege has spent much of his adult life helping victims of sexual violence in th
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