The 16-year-old lies on her side on a mattress on the floor, unable to hold up her head. Her uncle props her up to drink water, but she can barely swallow. Her voice is so weak, he places his ear directly over her mouth to hear her.
"Freed From ISIS, Women Bear Heavy Toll From Sexual Slavery" is from the July 26, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Rukmini Callimachi and narrated by Kristi Burns.