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Child Marriage: Hidden crime affecting hundreds of women

As a teenager, Rania Farrah was taken captive and held against her will by her father’s family in Syria. A prisoner in the secretive and sinister world of young women who face the prospect of forced marriage. But refusing to be defeated, she secretly plotted and pulled off a daring escape back to Australia on the day she turned 18. On 60 Minutes, Rania very bravely speaks to Liz Hayes in the hope of lifting the veil on a hidden crime that affects hundreds of Australian women.

60 in 3 years in Sydney alone!

This is also an issue here in NZ: 14 & pregnant: Child brides & Sharia takes priority over NZ law.

Hidden crime affecting hundreds of women

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