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2 activists have won the Nobel Peace Prize for their work to end sexual violence

Activists Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege, who are working to end rape and sexual violence as weapons of war, were just awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. 
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The two have both worked for years as activists, drawing attention to the widespread use of rape and sexual violence in wars across the globeAccording to Unicef, systematic rape as a weapon of war is linked to ethnic cleansing.

BREAKING NEWS: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict#NobelPrize #NobelPeacePrize pic.twitter.com/LaICSbQXWM
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