The tragic victim is Morrocan teenager, Amina Filali. Raped at 15 and then forced by her parents, as advised by the court, to marry her rapist so that there would be no stain on the family name and her assailant would avoid a possible 10-20 years imprisonment. When he continued to abuse her, she reached out to her parents her disowned her. At the age of 16, after a severe beating, she committed suicide by swallowing rat poison.
It may have begun massive protests that will save future girls and women but for now i’m only sinking inside, down to somewhere darker than dark.
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