“I hope that it will help bring justice for those women who suffered from sexual violence”
Nadia Murad was in Cambridge, Massachusetts when she learned that she had been awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. Our conversation with her starts in English but she then moves into Kurdish, with sequential translation provided by her fiancé, Abid Shamdeen.
Their work and discoveries range from cancer therapy and laser physics to developing proteins that can solve humankind’s chemical problems. The work of the 2018 Nobel Laureates also included combating war crimes, as well as integrating innovation and climate with economic growth. Find out more.