Tomgram: Ruth Rosen on Sexual Terrorism and Iraqi Women
Tackling sexual violence, abuse and exploitation of Iraqi women and girls
When the Islamic State swept into northern Iraq in , thousands of Yazidis were killed and kidnapped, including women and girls who were taken as sex slaves.
Five American soldiers have been charged in a horrendous rape and murder case in Iraq and a sixth for not reporting it. In the United States, rape is now a public crime.
‘Somebody had to tell these stories’: An Iraqi woman’s ordeal as an ISIS sex slave - The Lily
The two-minute video was no different from the videos in which Islamic State captives were paraded by the peshmerga or the Iraqi forces. The room was dim, the 12 women — including a teenager — and the five men were terrified of the police officer ordering them to give their names, place of residence and ethnicity.
April 18, 8: An untold number of women and children are being held against their will in camps, accused of ties to the militant group without any semblance of due process.
Police video of sex workers causes uproar in Iraqi Kurdistan
Are Iraqi Women More Prestige Conscious than Men? Sex Differentiation in Baghdadi Arabic on JSTOR