Blinded on Mount Sinjar — the boy called 'Anonymous'. Inthe Shia-aligned Fadila party proposed a similar policy change in order to shore up the Shiite vote, according to Reuters ; the policy ultimately did not pass. Mona had become another victim of the growing sex trade among an Iraqi refugee community in Syria that local NGOs now estimate atpeople, and to whose plight aid agencies say the international community continues to turn a blind eye. Mona's life took an unexpected turn when Syrian police broke up Um Ahmad's prostitution racket. Yazidi volunteers fight back against IS. Not a Global Citizen yet? Meet other Global Citizens who care about the same issues you do.
The young woman said she was being kept in a building with barred windows and guarded by men with weapons.
Proposed Iraq Law Would Allow Girls as Young as 9 to Marry
She said she was captured on August 3 during a jihadist assault against the town of Sinjar in northern Iraq and is now being held in horrific conditions of sexual servitude in a village south of Mosul. By Nick SquiresRome. In Iraq, 9-year-old girls could have a very different fate awaiting them under a proposed law now being considered by the Iraqi parliament. Um Ahmad, as she was known to the girls, had it all planned out. Two years on, that situation has changed and many refugees are no longer able to look after themselves," said Mr Jolles. Blinded on Mount Sinjar — the boy called 'Anonymous'. Religious courts — primarily Shia Muslim courts — would also be able to rule on divorce, inheritance, and adoption, according to the group.