Reuters: Fatima’s Taliban husband was so controlling that he refused to allow her to bathe and threatened to burn her face if she dared wear makeup, suspicious that his 12-year-old Afghan wife was trying to make herself attractive to other men. Click here to read more (external link).
Khaama Press: The Afghan government for the first time finalized a law to criminalize the bullying and sexual abuse of children ‘Bacha Baazi’ late in February this year. This comes as numerous reports emerged during the recent years regarding the worsening situation of the children subjected to abuse and bullying. Click here to read more (external
Daily Mail: The Taliban are using child sex slaves to mount crippling insider attacks on police in Afghanistan by exploiting the pervasive practice of ‘bacha bazi’ – paedophilic boy play – to infiltrate security ranks, say multiple officials and survivors of such assaults. Click here to read more (external link).
Daily Mail: A woman who ran a home for refugees in Sweden is under investigation for sexual offences after two Afghan boys claimed she threatened them with deportation if they refused her advances. The boys, who have not been named, say the woman encouraged them to film her having sex with each of them, according to Eskilstuna Kuriren. The