However, some in the Shiite sect continue the practice. He has no financial or moral obligation. In the BBC report, the undercover male reporter heads to meet a Shiite cleric, who was able to provide a year-old girl.
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Prostitution in Iraq is illegal. Punishment can be severe, including life imprisonment. Many women fleeing the war in Iraq have been forced into prostitution. Some sources claim up to 50 thousand Iraqi refugee women in Syria , many of them widows or orphans, have been forced into prostitution. The Iraqi Kurdistan region has reportedly received "women and children trafficked from the rest of Iraq for prostitution ". Soran Mama Hama , a young reporter for Livin Magazine wrote an article entitled "Prostitutes invade Kirkuk", which was published on 15 June Hama was shot and died in front of his home in Kirkuk.
She uncovers the grooming and exploitation of vulnerable girls and young women, trapped into prostitution and pimped out by a religious elite. A young widow alleges that a cleric from an important shrine sold her to his friends in a prostitution ring, while secret filming reveals another cleric conducting a pleasure marriage with a girl he believes to be only In marriage offices near the shrines, some clerics are offering pleasure marriages. Nawal Al-Maghafi hears disturbing allegations that some clerics are making money helping men who want sex with very young girls. You're allowed to perform from behind. Do what you desire.
A year old Yazidi woman who was kidnapped and repeatedly raped by a member of the Islamic State terror group confronted her tormentor on Iraqi television last Tuesday, sobbing and demanding an explanation for her suffering. Then she fainted. Ashwaq Haji Hamid was 14 years old when IS group fighters seized Mount Sinjar in Iraq, the Yazidi ancestral heartland in Iraq, and went on to slaughter thousands of Yazidi men and boys and abduct girls to be used as sex slaves. But then they separated us from one another. There, in Syria, the IS terrorists separated all the girls above the age of nine from their relatives. We were taken to Mosul. We were or women in Mosul.