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Nadia Murad Basee Taha is an Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist who lives in Germany. In 2014 she was kidnapped from her hometown Kojo and held by the Islamic State for three months. In 2018, she and Denis Mukwege were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for "their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict". She is the first Iraqi to be awarded a Nobel prize.
Murad is the founder of Nadia's Initiative, an organization dedicated to "helping women and children victimized by genocide, mass atrocities, and human trafficking to heal and rebuild their lives and communities".
Bengaluru Central University presents its first ever Annual Nobel Lecture Series where we will be discussing the various Nobel Laureates and their achievements. Dr. Sreeparna Chattopadhyay, Public Health Foundation of India will be speaking On the Life Science Laureates - Denis Mukwege; Nadia Murad. Catch the series live on Facebook at 5 PM on Sunday, 18th November. Facebook page: @bengalurucentraluniversity (link in bio)
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