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Thanks Shapely Prose for the heads up!

Rape is a tool of war used by all sides.

The BBC has an article up about how rape is used to shame Iraqi women who then feel compelled to become suicide bombers to purify themselves.

In a separate interview with AP a week after her 21 January arrest, [Samira] Jassim also described how insurgents used organised rape as a way of generating more bombers.

Her role was to persuade the traumatised victims that carrying out a suicide attack was their only way out.

H/t Feministe.

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