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Yazidi Activist And Congolese Doctor Share 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

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Nadia Murad, a Yazidi woman who was once enslaved by the Islamic State, and Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist in the Democratic Republic of Congo, have both won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their activism against sexual violence.

Here & Now's Robin Young discusses the accomplishment and the recipients' work with BBC Persian correspondent Nafiseh Kohnavard (@nafisehkBBC).

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

This segment aired on October 5, 2018. The audio for this segment is not available.

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