"Every person has a threshold, and when they reach it, they cannot take it anymore. I reached mine, and decided to look for my own happiness.”
More than 1,000 married children have migrated to Germany in the past year. Now, the country has a dilemma: protect the girls by separating or preserving these marriages.
The weird order may have been illegal, but the couple took the deal anyway.
The UK forced marriage ban was first introduced in 2012 after years of campaigning by women's rights and other advocacy groups, and an increasing number of reports about it to law enforcement officials.
A new Amnesty International report says hundreds — perhaps thousands — of Yazidi women held by the Islamic State are subjected to rape, torture, and forced marriages.
Under the militants' interpretation of Sharia, it is acceptable to have "intercourse" with a prepubescent slave, but not if she belongs to another fighter.
A chilling new video purports to show militants lounging in a room and casually discussing the enslavement of Yazidi women abducted earlier this year in Iraq.