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Nobel Peace Prize winners fight rape as ‘a weapon of war’

Clip: 10/05/2018 | 5m 32s

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday in Oslo, Norway. The winners are two people fighting sexual violence. Twenty-five-year-old Nadia Murad, from Iraq, escaped enslavement, rape, and torture. She says she hopes to be “the last girl with a story like mine.” Dr. Denis Mukwege is a Congolese surgeon who has risked his life to treat thousands of rape victims. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 10/05/18

Rating: NR

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