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Nadia Murad, Human Rights Activist and First Iraqi and Yazidi to be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize

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May 29, 2019

Nadia Murad is a Yazidi human rights activist working to help victims of sexual abuse and violence, a passion which came as a result of her captivity by the Islamic State (IS) in 2014.

In 2014, the Islamic State attacked the Yazidi minority community in Iraq killing many including Nadia’s…


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Malala Yousafzai, Activist for Children, Activist for Women’s Rights

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May 15, 2019

Malala Yousafzai represents a voice for children and women in terms of their rights, especially in relation to education. Born in 1997, Malala started at the age of 11 to advocate girls’ rights to education in Pakistan when the Taliban started to stop girls from attending school. As a…