Her husband also beat her in Syria. Not as often. Not as badly. Which is to say that, back there, he’d never tried to strangle her. That only started here, in the country that promised safety and freedom. Maybe better, she thought, to have stayed back in Damascus, bombs be damned…. Read more.
Germany’s system is failing to protect female refugees from violence. It’s been a problem there for more than a decade, but the influx of people makes it even more urgent.