The same misapprehension has been driving former sex slaves to seek surgery to “restore their virginity” by repairing the membrane because of fears they will be shunned by future husbands or ostracised by family members and their communities.“In the most extreme cases, women and girls were so traumatised by the fact they were no longer virgins that they were insisting on this surgery to feel whole again – they feel they have lost something,” Ms Begum told last year.Isis, also known as the Islamic State and Daesh, issued guidelines to its fighters last year attempting to justify the taking of non-Muslim women as sex slaves under Islamic law and even released a “price list” for the women, who have been sold for as little as a packet of cigarettes.
Nadia's mother was considered too old to be enslaved, and so was executed.
Nadia and her two sisters joined thousands of other women to become chattels of Isis.
But by October that year, friends were claiming Samra had been sickened by the brutality she witnessed and wanted to come home.
Then in December last year, a UN terrorism official said one girl, thought to be Sabina, was killed in fighting while the other “disappeared”.
The document, drawn up by the terrorist group’s “Committee of Research and Fatwas”, was revealed by Reuters news agency after being discovered among a huge trove of documents seized by US special forces in Syria.