Nagham Nawzat Hasan
After the city of Sinjar fell in 2014, ISIL killed many Yezidi men and enslaved many Yezidi women. Hasan rescued many Yezidi girls. She gave psychological and medical help. She visits Yezidi people in refugee camps to encourage girls to visit her clinic. She started a program against sexual abuse called "I am Yezidi – I am against harassment."
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|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nagham Nawzat.|
- 2016 International Women of Courage Awards, U.S. State Department photostream on Flickr
- Secretary's International Women of Courage Award (U.S. Department of State)
References[change | change source]
- "Events - Erbil, Iraq - Consulate General of the United States". Archived from the original on 2016-12-01. Retrieved 2017-01-18.
- "Kurdish Yazidi activist receives 'International Women of Courage' Award". 30 March 2016.
- CNN, Nima Elbagir. "Mass graves, missing children: Brutality in Sinjar".
- "Kurdish Yazidi Activist Wins "Int'l Women of Courage Award"".
- "Remarks at the International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony".