Faten, a young Yazidi woman, was a prisoner of ISIS in Iraq for 100 days – until she escaped. The 25-year-old was repeatedly raped, beaten and abused by her captors and the traumatic experiences of her captivity continue to haunt her.
Children have been among those worst hit by "Islamic State" occupation and the battle to liberate Mosul. They suffer malnutrition for lack of food, and toxic stress from the violence they witnessed, Judit Neurink reports
Despite having a raft of measures to prevent gender-based crimes in Cambodia, women continue to face rampant sexual abuse and harassment. Experts say strict implementation of laws is needed to curb the problems.
A 29-year-old suspected member of the Islamic State has been taken into custody by German authorities. He is accused of killing a man in Syria for "blasphemy" and leaving his body on display.
Human rights activists say too many Russians are put behind bars, creating a "jail culture" that permeates society. Experts see similarities with the Soviet Gulag system.
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