Educated women are a threat to the Islamic State's goal of driving the entire world back to the stone age.
From AFP / Yahoo News:
The UN on Tuesday decried numerous executions of civilians in Iraq by the Islamic State group, warning that educated women appeared to be especially at risk.
The jihadist group is showing a “monstrous disregard for human life” in the areas it controls in Iraq, the UN human rights office said.
The group, which controls large swathes of territory in Iraq and in neighbouring war-ravaged Syria, last week published pictures of the “crucifixions” of two men accused of being bandits, and of a woman being stoned to death, allegedly for adultery.
"Educated, professional women, particularly women who have run as candidates in elections for public office, seem to be particularly at risk.
"In just the first two weeks of this year, reports indicate that three female lawyers were executed," UN spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani said.
But remember, President Obama just told the American people on Tuesday night that “we continue to reject offensive stereotypes of Muslims — the vast majority of whom share our commitment to peace.”