Amina Filali Case: Morocco Outlaws Rape Marriage of Children
The Moroccan government will change the law to outlaw forced marriages of minors to their rapist. The case of Amina Filali, the 16-year-old Moroccan girl who took her own life after being forced into marriage with the man who raped her, sparked an international debate in 2012 about underage victims being forced into wedlock.
The age of consent in Morocco is 18. (continue reading...)