Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad speak after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 was awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.

Physician Mukwege has spent large parts of his adult life helping the victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Murad, a Yazidi rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by Islamic State, also received the prize.