Things You Need to Know About Nobel Peace Prize Winner Nadia Murad
Nadia Murad is a Yazidi woman from Iraq who was kidnapped by ISIS in 2014.
She was held captive for three months and was subjected to sexual violence and other forms of abuse.
After escaping, she became an advocate for victims of sexual violence in conflict zones.
In 2016, she was appointed as the UN’s first Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking.
In 2018, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work in raising awareness about sexual violence in conflict zones.
She founded the Nadia’s Initiative organization to help victims of genocide and human trafficking.
She has also been recognized for her work with the Sakharov Prize and the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize.
Nadia Murad continues to be an advocate for victims of sexual violence and is working to bring justice to those who have been affected.
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