16 year old Sarah (her name changed to protect her identity) walks along a street in a German town where she moved after being released from Islamic State (IS) captivity in Iraq. There are a number of apartments in the German state of Baden Wurttemberg where women and children, who have escaped IS captivity are sheltered. Sarah is from Iraq's Yazidi community. She was captured by Islamic State (IS) fighters and held for over five months. The Yazidis are an ethno-religious group whose largest communities until recently lived in northern Iraq. Since the emergence of Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and neighbouring Syria, the group has been increasingly targeted by Islamist forces which have killed thousands and enslaved thousands more women.