Nadia Murad is a courageous young Yazidi woman who has endured unimaginable tragedy and degradation through sexual enslavement to ISIS. Six of Nadia’s brothers were killed, and her mother soon after, their bodiesswept into mass graves.
But she has fought back.This inspiring memoir takes us from her peaceful childhood
in Iraq through loss and brutality to safety in Germany. She is the subject of Alexandria Bombach’s film On HerShoulders, a Nobel Peace Prize winner and the first Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors ofHuman Trafficking of the United Nations. Courage and testimony can change the world: this is one of those books.
‘The Last Girl offers powerful insight into the barbarity the Yazidi suffered alongside glimpses into their mystical culture … this is an important book by a brave woman
‘ lan Birrell, The Times
‘Courageous … Anyone who wants to understand the so-called Islamic State should read [The Last Girl”]