Samira escaped a forced marriage. “I was going to be raped that night, and for the rest of my life” | Nina

“I found a man for you.” Samira Harmach is 24 when her parents decide to marry her off. After a childhood full of abuse, she still finds the strength to flee. She refuses to follow in her parents’ footsteps and builds a life for herself. Now Samira is 47 and she wants to tell fellow sufferers that things can be done differently: “My classmates thought they would be freer in a marriage, but that was not the case.”

Sophie Van Reeth