Salma, a 10-year-old Iraqi girl of the Yazidi faith, poses for a picture at a makeshift camp for refugees and migrants at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni, Greece March 17, 2016. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Highlighting the fate of Iraq's Yazidi women who are raped and slain by ISIS extremists, a French minister called on the United Nations to incorporate 'femicide' in international law.Young women of the Yazidi minority are often taken by ISIS fighters as sex slaves, then killed.While genocide -- the killing of a large group of people of a nationality or ethnic group -- is part of the international legal vocabulary, femicide -- the deliberate and violent killing of women -- is not, Rossignol said.
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