The Daily Dose February 17, He was 24 and studying tourism in Kampala, the capital of next-door Uganda. Sam had tried to escape, his executioner explained. No one would try after that. They were sex slaves now. Many are forced to work on coffee or tea plantations, but, as the report notes, the second most common use of forced labor is sex exploitation. After being stripped down and beaten up, Sunday recalls, he was locked into an individual room for three months and forced to sleep with men and women. To be sure, women and young girls are still the most common target — they make up about 98 percent of sex-trafficked people, according to the International Labor Organization.
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The man who claimed to be a self-help guru, but actually ran what authorities called a cult-like secret society of "sex slaves," was found guilty of racketeering and sex trafficking on Wednesday. The trial of an American "self-help" guru who ran a secretive society of women sex slaves branded with his initials begins Tuesday in New York, where his former female supporters may be called to testify against him. South Korea on Wednesday announced the formal shutdown of a controversial Japanese-funded foundation created to help former wartime sex slaves -- a move that will further sour ties between the neighbours. The girl was only 13 when she disappeared.
October 11, pm Updated October 12, am. After being captured by ISIS, a group of young girls were forced to stand against a wall while men groped their chests. The young woman revealed how she was forced to watch other girls being raped in front of her, before becoming pregnant and trying to throw herself down the stairs to force a miscarriage. Nobody is talking about them and nobody is doing anything. The comprehensive report shines a light on an underreported trade that occupies a murky area between sexual violence, terrorism and trafficking and can be complicated by the fact that those involved can be both perpetrators and victims. Around 5, Yazidi women are estimated to have been sold into slavery by ISIS, while at least 2, have been taken by Boko Haram, including the famous abduction of Chibok girls. Malik wants to have sexual violence prosecuted as a tactic of terrorism and an international task force established on the subject. Read Next. Boy Scouts will start admitting girls to the Cub Scouts. This story has been shared , times.
T he slave market opened at night. We could hear the commotion downstairs where militants were registering and organising, and when the first man entered the room, all the girls started screaming. It was like the scene of an explosion. We moaned as though wounded, doubling over and vomiting on the floor, but none of it stopped the militants. They paced around the room, staring at us, while we screamed and begged. Now the militants touched us anywhere they wanted, running their hands over our breasts and our legs, as if we were animals. It was chaos while the militants paced the room, scanning girls and asking questions in Arabic or the Turkmen language. I howled and screamed, slapping away hands that reached out to grope me. Other girls were doing the same, curling their bodies into balls on the floor or throwing themselves across their sisters and friends to try to protect them.