Nadia Murad Basee Taha (born in 1993) is an Iraqi Human Rights Activist from Kojo, Iraq. For three months, she was kidnapped and held captive by the Islamic State. Nadia recently won the Nobel Peace Prize by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. Furthermore, the activist shares this honor with the Denis Mukwege. He is a Congolese gynecologist and founder of Panzi Hospital.
In addition, Murad’s efforts to end the use of sexual violence were the reason for her achievement. She is also the founder of founder of Nadia’s Initiative. The organization helps in rebuilding the lives of women and children who were the victims of human trafficking.
Full Story of Nadia from her Enslavement to Bravery
When Murad was just 21-year-old, Islamic State fighters attacked in her Yazidi community in the village. Moreover, they killed almost 600 people including activist’s six brothers and half-brothers.
Later, the terrorists took the younger women into the slavery. Nadia was also one of more than 6,700 Yazidi women who was taken as prisoners by Islamic State fighters. The 25-year-old activist was raped multiple time, burned with cigarettes, and beaten. They were held in the city of Mosul.
Fortunately, one day one of the terrorists kept the unlocked. Therefore, Murad showed her bravery and escape from the slavery. She then able to send in a refugee camp in Duhok by the neighboring family.
Wiki, Age, Parents, Siblings & Early Life
The activist was born in 1993 in Kojo, Iraq. Therefore, Nadia Murad’s age is Twenty-five (25) years old, as of 2018. Her father name was “Murad Ismail”. Murad’s mother was murdered in the attack.
Furthermore, she was a student when they kidnapped her and her two sisters. Her family belonged to the Yazidi ethno-religious minority. They were also farmers. Later, her all family members killed by the ISIS. In February 2015, when she was staying in the Rwanga camp gave her first testimony to the famous newspaper.
Moreover, Nadia became one of 1000 women and children who was benefited by the government of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Currently, the 25-year-old social worker lives in Germany with her sister Dimal.
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend & Spouse
In August 2018, Nadia Murad engaged to her fiancé “Abid Shamdeen”. He is also an activist and working with the Nadia. Shamdeen works for Yazda, a US-based NGO. The couple first met during Murad difficult time. In fact, he helped her to recover from the tragedy.
Abid also stayed with her in an apartment near city Stuttgart in Germany.
Nadia Murad Biography (Nobel Peace Prize) Age, Boyfriend, Net worth, Parents, Height & Spouse
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Nadia Murad Basee Taha.|
|Working As||Human Rights Activist.|
|Age||Twenty-five (25) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1993.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Not Available.|
|Current Residence||Baden-Württemberg, Germany.|
|Famous for||The Winner of Nobel Peace Prize 2018.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 3".
Centimeters: 160 cm.
Meters: 1.60 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 50 Kg.
Pounds: 110 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||32-24-34.|
|Shoe Size (US)||6.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Murad Ismail.
Mother: Will update.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
|Nadia Murad Husband & Relationship|
|Boyfriend (fiancé)||Abid Shamdeen.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Not found.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Chris Hemsworth.
Actress: Emma Watson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Germany.|
|Favorite Color||Pink and Blue.|
|Love to do||Reading and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Continental Food.|
|Nadia Murad Net worth|
|Net Asset||Under Revision (As of 2018).|
|Salary Per Episode||Will Update.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Interesting Facts about Nobel Peace Prize Winner 2018
- Nadia Murad often travels advocating for Yezidis and Shingal all over the world.
- The 25-year-old social worker is also the UN Goodwill Ambassador.
- Furthermore, almost 2,500 to 5,000 Yezidis killed by ISIS attackers.
- The 6,417 Yezidis held captive out of which only 3255 people could able to free.
- Moreover, she received the award “Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought” in 2016.
- She is also the First Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking of the United Nations.
- On November 7, 2017, her book titled “The Last Girl” published.