# The Islamic State Is Selling Christian And Yazidi Women And Here’s A Menu Showing What They Cost

It’s been previously reported that the extremist group called the Islamic State has been taking slaves out of Iraq and Syria’s Christian and Yazidi population but today a price list for these captured women has appeared in the press via Iraqi News.

Iraqi News also translated the document. I’ve provided the currency conversions below:

• A (Yazidi or Christian) woman, aged 40 to 50 years, is for 50,000 dinars. = \$43.01
• The rate of a (Yazidi or Christian) woman, aged 30 to 40 years, is 75,000 dinars. = \$64.52
• The rate for a (Yazidi or Christian) woman, aged 20 to 30 years, is 100,000 dinars. = \$86.02
• A (Yazidi or Christian) girl, aged 10 to 20 years, is for 150,000 dinars. = \$129.03
• A (Yazidi or Christian) child’s price, aged 1 to 9 years, is 200,000 dinars. = \$172.04

Note how valuable the 1 to 9 year olds are as compared to the rest. If the reported information is true then this price would seem to reflect that girls that age are seemingly guaranteed virgins since I can’t imagine this is simply an adoption opportunity for Islamic State militants.

A report in mid-October described unthinkably brutal conditions in which these Christian and Yazidi women are raped over and over again. One woman who managed to get a phone and called the Kurdish Peshmerga stated the following, according to the DailyMail:

Describing the woman as crying on the phone, Karam quoted her as saying: ‘If you know where we are please bomb us… There is no life after this. I’m going to kill myself anyway – others have killed themselves this morning.’

‘I’ve been raped 30 times and it’s not even lunchtime. I can’t go to the toilet. Please bomb us,’ he claimed the woman added.