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Nobel laureate Nadia Murad to build hospital in her hometown in Iraq

Murad was one of about 7,000 women and girls captured in northwest Iraq in August 2014 and held by Islamic State in Mosul, where she was tortured and raped. She escaped after three months and reached Germany.

To Hell and Back

Nadia Murad’s life in captivity and after, and the violence she, and other Yazidis, endured at the hands of ISIS

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Meet the activists fighting sexual violence who received the Nobel Peace Prize

Nadia Murad, a survivor of sexual violence by the Islamic State, and Dr Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war.

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