Portrayal of Samah on phone surrounded by cameras
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Cameras in the bedroom – I was shamed by my own husband

Samah, a schoolteacher from Jordan, never imagined that her own husband would try to blackmail her. But just weeks after her wedding, she found out that there were cameras hidden all over the house.

This story is part of the BBC's Shame series, which examines a disturbing new phenomenon - the use of private or sexually explicit images to blackmail and shame young people, mainly girls and women, in some of the world's most conservative societies. Explore all the stories and join the conversation here.

  • 27 Oct 2016
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