In northern Syria’s displaced camps, little girls are forced to use hormones to speed up their menstruation and get married.
Click here and read the full story of “forced puberty” and the coercion of girls, who have not not yet menstruated, to intake hormonal drugs or being beaten on their backs with the aim of accelerating puberty and having them married.
The children feel sleepy and cannot open their eyes. They gather the remains of their strength and go to bed. The first minutes are very difficult; their hands and feet shiver with cold; no one dares to move his foot an inch. They all seek to enjoy the bliss of that little warmth their feet began to feel while in bed. If they move their feet to the edge, their bodies will retract again out of cold….