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Senior vicar ‘considered paying Isis $17,500 to free sex slaves’

Canon Andrew White says he never intended to transfer money to the terrorist group

Yazidis struggle to find an identity in post-Soviet Georgian landscape

Having been dangerously close to losing their presence in Georgian society, Yazidi leaders are coming together to protect the faith, finds Lemma Shehadi in Tbilisi

Iraqi politicians propose law to let girls as young as nine marry

United Nations and regional women’s rights activists say bill that would apply to Shia community violates child protection measures 

Isis among terrorist groups using slaves for recruitment and funding

MPs call on authorities to explore links between sexual violence, domestic abuse, modern slavery, trafficking and terrorism

When is genocide not genocide? When it should be 'femicide'

The minister defined 'femicide' as 'the persecution of women because they are women'

Isis forces sex slaves to take birth control to continue raping them

Birth control pills and injections are forced on captives in order to stop them from becoming pregnant so they can repeatedly raped and sold between their captors