To Put Humans First
SHORT VIDEO CLIPS, 26 Nov 2018
12 Nov 2018
In 2014 the Daesh militias were attacking Iraq and Syria. Daesh, also called ISIL or IS, committed genocide against Nadia’s home town of mostly Yazidi people. The massacre killed 600 people including her mother, friends and other family members. Nadia was named the first United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking. She addressed the UNSC on the need to address and end human trafficking–slavery–worldwide. This was the first time the Council was briefed on this devastating practice by groups and militias associated with governments. For her invaluable work she was honored with the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize along with Denis Mukwege a Congolese gynecologist who specializes in the treatment of women raped by armed rebels.
Here is Nadia Murad’s Nobel Peace Prize statement: https://nadiasinitiative.org/blog/201…
This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 26 Nov 2018.
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