The UN Mapping Report on mass killings, rapes and displacement in the Democratic Republic of Congo was a milestone in documenting crimes against humanity.
The UN Security Council approved the resolution as thirteen countries voted in favour while Russia and China abstained after intense last-minute negotiations and additional changes in wording.
In their speeches during Nobel Peace Prize acceptance ceremony, Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad called on the world to do more to protect the victims of wartime sexual violence.
A journalist who went public with her rape allegation is changing the rules in a country where male privilege dominates culture and consent is a blurred line.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee said it had awarded Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege the prize for their respective efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.
Despite historic peace accords being voted down in a referendum, the Nobel committee saw fit to bestow their blessings on his efforts.
The 2014 record of 278 nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize has been broken with 376 nominations submitted in 2016.
Democratic Republic of Congo's Nobel-nominee Doctor Denis Mykwege, who treats war rape victims, named in TIME magazine's most influential 100 list
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