Nobel Prize 2018: Nobel Prize in Peace Goes To Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad “for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict”.

Denis Mukwege is the helper who has devoted his life to defending the victims. Nadia Murad is the witness who tells of the abuses perpetrated against herself and others. 

Source- nobelprize.org
Static/Current Takeaways Important for RRB Clerk Mains Exam 2018- 
  • The Nobel Peace Prize 2017 was awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) “for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.” 
  • Malala Yousafza (age 17) is the Youngest Nobel Laureate ever.