Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
Human Rights Activist and Recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Nadia Murad is the leading voice for survivors of genocide and sexual violence. As a co-recipient of the Nobel, Nadia and Denis Mukwege were honored for “their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.”
Her New York Times best-selling memoir, The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State is a harrowing account of the genocide of her people, the Yazidi, and her kidnapping and imprisonment by the Islamic State (IS).
Graduate College of Social Work and UH Law Center