Denis Mukwege from Congo and Nadia Murad from Iraq sign the Nobel guestbook. Both won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Photo: EPA Denis Mukwege from Congo and Nadia Murad from Iraq sign the Nobel guestbook. Both won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Photo: EPA
Denis Mukwege from Congo and Nadia Murad from Iraq sign the Nobel guestbook. Both won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Photo: EPA
Nobel Prize

‘Doctor Miracle’: Congolese surgeon Denis Mukwege awarded Nobel Peace Prize for lifelong crusade to heal victims of sexual atrocity

  • He has spent more than two decades treating appalling injuries inflicted on women in the DRC
  • A father of five, the 63-year-old is an outspoken critic of the abuse of women in war and impunity for perpetrators

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Denis Mukwege from Congo and Nadia Murad from Iraq sign the Nobel guestbook. Both won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Photo: EPA Denis Mukwege from Congo and Nadia Murad from Iraq sign the Nobel guestbook. Both won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Photo: EPA
Denis Mukwege from Congo and Nadia Murad from Iraq sign the Nobel guestbook. Both won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Photo: EPA
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