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During the year she was held by the Islamic State (Isis), she spent her days dreading the smell of the Isis fighter’s breath, the disgusting sounds he made and the pain he inflicted on her body.More than anything, she was tormented by the thought she might become pregnant with her rapist’s child. When I was sold from one man to another, the box of pills came with me,” explained the girl, who learned only months later that she was being given birth control.‘If you are pregnant, we are going to send you back’ J, an 18-year-old, said she had been sold to the Islamic State’s governor of Tal Afar, a city in northern Iraq. It was his assistant who took me to the hospital,” said J, who was interviewed alongside her mother, after escaping this year.“On top of that he also gave me birth control pills.It was a 150-milligram dose of Depo-Provera, an injectable contraceptive, a box of which she showed to a reporter.“To make sure you don’t get pregnant,” she recalled him saying.
The rules have not been universally followed, with many women describing being assaulted by men who were either ignorant of the injunction or defiant of it.
In the months since then, hundreds have managed to escape, returning to a community now living in tents in the plains of the yellow massif, hours from their former homes.
Many of the women interviewed for this article were initially reached through Yazidi community leaders, and gave their consent.
The Islamic State cites centuries-old rulings stating that the owner of a female slave can have sex with her only after she has undergone istibra’ “the process of ensuring that the womb is empty,” according to Princeton University professor Bernard Haykel, one of several experts on Islamic law consulted on the topic.
The purpose of this is to guarantee there is no confusion over a child’s paternity.