In 2016, Nadia Murad was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. In 2018, Ms. Murad received the Nobel Peace Prize together with Dr. Denis Mukwege.
Wartime sexual violence has become a significant aspect of today’s conflicts, affecting people across age and gender. Perpetrators often go unpunished and survivors do not get the support and redress that they need. What needs to be done to change this situation and where do we start?