Hundreds of under-age Egyptian girls enter temporary marriages with rich tourists from the Persian Gulf during the summer in return for money for their families. These unions — dubbed summer marriages — are not legally binding and end when the foreigners return to their own countries. Howeida was 15 years old at the time. A man stood in the doorway.
Human trafficking in Egypt
Ancient Egyptian Sexuality – Brewminate
Sexuality in Ancient Egypt is a subject to be approached with caution. Norms in regard to sexual behavior cannot be looked at with our Western understanding of sexual identity as many cultures, both past and present, do not create categories based on the same things we do. Beyond this, the Ancient Egyptians did not seem to be terribly shy about sex. Their mythology relies heavily on sexual themes, and there are many possible coded messages and euphemisms about sex riddled within the art itself. Senenmut taking Queen Hatshepsut from behind, Deir el Bahr. Less crudely made, the infamous Turin Erotic Papyrus shows scenes of either animals or humans in various sexual acts and positions.
ISIS ‘Kills 250 Girls’ for Refusing to Become Sex Slaves: Reports
Middle East. One woman was abducted by soldiers and taken to a military camp, tied up and raped repeatedly for two months. Another was kidnapped with her year-old sister and raped every night for five nights. A third was taken to a forest with her year old daughter where both were raped. The abduction of women and girls for use as sex slaves — some of them held indefinitely, tied up with hundreds of others in secret rape camps — is a disturbing new aspect of South Sudan's month conflict, already characterised by well-documented war crimes and human rights abuses.
The New Arab. Date of publication: 13 September, Abdullah Rushdy, imam at the al-Sayeda Nafeesah mosque and a preacher on social media platforms, was asked on Twitter whether it was permissible to have sex with a captive.