Denis Mukwege

Denis Mukwege, M.D., is the founder of the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, caring and advocating for survivors of sexual violence. He is one of five finalists for the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, which is awarded annually in Yerevan, Armenia, on behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide and in gratitude to their saviors. This year’s ceremony will be held on May 28.