ISIS’s Persisting, and Largely Ignored, Practice of Sexual Slavery

Sexual Slavery

Christian and Yizidi women continue to be used as carrots for Islamic State militants “I’ve been raped thirty times and it’s not even lunchtime. I can’t go to the toilet. Please bomb us.” Those tragic words were uttered by a young Yizidi woman in a cell phone call to activists from Compassion4Kurdistan. And, according to an article by Nina Shea at The American Interest, the woman is far from alone. Girls and young women are being sold in order to both fill ISIS’s coffers and to lure young men to … Continue reading