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
Child abuse was far more taboo in the former GDR than in the West, an abuse committee has found. There was no counseling for victims because, in the state's eyes, child abuse did not officially exist.
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.
The Supreme Court's ruling that having sexual intercourse with a wife aged under 18 is rape marks a big step forward in the fight against child marriage and sexual abuse of minors. But many worry about its enforcement.
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