It was shared with The Associated Press by an activist with the minority Yazidi community, whose women and children are being held as sex slaves by the extremists. While the Islamic State group is losing territory in its self-styled caliphate, it is tightening its grip on the estimated 3, women and girls held as sex slaves. The fighters are assassinating smugglers who rescue the captives, just as funds to buy the women out of slavery are drying up. The thousands of Yazidi women and children were taken prisoner in August , when ISIL fighters overran their villages in northern Iraq with the aim to eliminate the Kurdish-speaking minority because of its ancient faith.
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‘Virgin. Beautiful. 12 years old’: ISIL using phone apps to tighten grip on thousands of sex slaves
Talking to teens about sex can be challenging enough, and when they see their favorite characters experience this intimacy for the first time, it can raise questions parents might not be ready to answer. Whether kids actually watch or not, you can be sure they'll hear exactly what happened through social networks, friends in the classroom, or media coverage. As much as we might want to shield our kids from these sensitive topics for as long as possible, sometimes media pushes our hand. Here's how you can be prepared:
You have to be strong. YouTube has taken the post down and the account associated with it "due to multiple third-party notifications of copyright infringement," although it has been widely reposted on the video sharing site. There are questions surrounding the authenticity of Bernardo's altruism. A Brazilian TV network offered to pay for her mother's medical expenses if Bernardo called off the auction.