Joint winners of the Nobel Peace Prize: Nadia Murad (left) with Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege.
The awarding of the Nobel Prize for Peace to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad should strengthen efforts against the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.
The Yazidis – targeted by Islamic State.
There is an urgent need for a binding convention for the prohibition of violence against women.
Yazidi children hold pictures of Nadia Murad, one of two winners of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, in Duhok, Iraq, Oct. 5, 2018.
With the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to two leaders who fight against sexual violence as a tool of war, we looked into our archive to find stories about those efforts across the globe.
Torleif Svensson/Panzi Hospital
The Congolese physician has treated over 20,000 victims of traumatic rape in a conflict fueled in part by ‘conflict minerals’ used to make cellphones.
MIssion: OPCW seeks the elimination of chemical weapons globally.
EPA/Moadamiyeh Media Centre
The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the second international organisation to win in two years following the European Union. Alone…