Category Archives: Rape

They escaped ISIS. Then they got sucked into Baghdad’s sex trafficking underworld

By Arwa Damon, Ghazi Balkiz, Brice Laine and Aqeel Najm, CNN Baghdad, Iraq (CNN)Nadia’s handshake is strong, but her voice trembles as she says hello. Leaning against a window, she describes in painful detail the twisted journey that saw her evade the grip of terrorists only to fall victim to Baghdad’s sex trafficking underworld.Stories like Nadia’s have […]

Was Delhi gang rape India’s #Metoo moment?

Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-42236752 Five years after the notorious gang rape and murder of a 23-year old physiotherapy student on a bus in Delhi, the BBC’s Geeta Pandey asks if India is a better place for women today. First, a recap of the horrific crime – the young woman and her male friend had boarded the bus […]