Their only role is as sex objects; their only purpose to give sexual gratification to men.The British girls who are lured to the Middle East by ISIS propaganda are doomed to be slaves in one way or another.
They are firing semi-automatic pistols or wielding AK-47 assault rifles. For the West to ignore these extreme propaganda images would be fatal, because the pictures — spreading virally through social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook — are extraordinary in many ways.
A teenager from Manchester or Glasgow who runs away from home, hoping to join the jihadis and find herself a husband, is heading for slavery.
That is not a figure of speech: according to a fatwa or Islamic decree, sexual slavery is legal in the so- called caliphate (a state governed by Islamic law).
Even in this age of helicopter parenting, the mothers and fathers of tomorrow’s women have little idea what their daughters are up to sexually or how they feel about it.
Drawing on in-depth interviews with over seventy young women and a wide range of psychologists, academics, and experts, renowned journalist Peggy Orenstein goes where most others fear to tread, pulling back the curtain on the hidden truths, hard lessons, and important possibilities of girls’ sex lives in the modern world.