The 2018 International Children’s Peace Prize nominees

Batool

Iraq, 15 years
Nominated by South Region Business Women Association

Issue: Child Participation

2018 Children's Peace Prize nominee Batool

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Batool's story

Batool, 15, lives in Iraq. Her father died after the fall of Sadam’s regime, and she lives with her mother, brother and sister. She volunteers in a cancer hospital for children where she offers help and support to children and their families. She also teaches the children how to do origami. It comforts them and gives them a sense of joy and happiness. Batool has received several awards, including a medal for gifted and talented young people. In the future Batool wants to continue helping children and volunteering for charities.

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