Nobel Prize 2018, has gone to campaigners against rape in warfare, Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad. Nadia Murad is an Iraqi Yazidi who was tortured and raped by Islamic State militants and later become the face of a campaign to free the Yazaidi people.
Murad was one of an estimated 3,000 Yazidi woman and girls subjected to horrific abuse, including rape, by the ISIS.
she escaped after three months in captivity and has spoken out ever since, visiting the US and many other nations to shed light on the plight of woman in conflict zones.
She is also UN’s first goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking.
And Denis Mukwege is the helper who has devoted his life to defending these victims. Nadia is the witness who tells of the abuses perpetrated against herself and other, The Nobel Committee said on Friday.
For almost 20 years I have witnessed war crimes committed against woman, girls and even baby girls not only in my country , the Democratic Republic of Congo, but also in many other country, He said.
To the survivors from all over the worlds, I would like to tell you that through this prize, the world is listening to you and refusing to remain indifferent. The works refuses to sit idly in the face of your suffering.
In the last year the Nobel Committee awarded the prestigious prize to the Geneva based international Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons , for its world to draw attention to the catastrophic humanatian consequences of any use nuclear weapons and for its ground breaking efforts to achieve a treaty based prohibition of such weapons.