Published: April 11, A new exhibit in Germany reveals that more than German teens became pregnant at the Nuremberg rallies. They were members of Hitler Youth. Hitler Youth rallies were an orgy of hormone-charged hijinks in addition to a heaping, helping of hate, a new exhibit reveals. Both were established in and all German children aged 10 to 18 were obliged to participate.
In order to protect children and young people, there are particular laws governing the age at which young people can legally have sex. There are 4 different levels to the age of consent :. In Germany, it is forbidden for adults or young people to have sex with children younger than If adults and young people do this anyway, they become liable to prosecution. If two children engage in sexual acts with each other, they will not be punished. This is because under German law , children younger than 14 have not yet reached the age of criminal responsibility. Young people aged 14 and over are granted a certain amount of sexual maturity and personal responsibility.
A new exhibition reveals how the Nazis spellbound nearly nine million German children and bound them to Hitler's will. From , Hitler Youth and the League of German Girls BDM were obligatory for children aged ten to 18, promising wholesome activities to build good character and camaraderie. However, mixed-gender events, such as the annual Nuremberg Rally led to hundreds of unwanted pregnancies, which became a source of great concern to the prudish elite of the Nazi Party. A new exhibition in Germany is shedding light on their lives and reveals that teenage girls became pregnant at the event. Rebels: In the later years of the war, the Nazi leadership put down several revolts in the Hitler Youth. Pictured are members of the Edelweiss Pirates, a rebel youth movement that aimed to subvert German teens are publicly executed in Cologne in October, Although no official records exist, many of the teenage girls who fell pregnant are thought to have been victims of sexual assault. The exhibition also reveals that the Nazis did not entirely hypnotise German youth, with several reports of dissenters, revolts, small acts of rebellion which proved individuality was never entirely crushed. As joining Hitler Youth and the BDM became mandatory, those who refused to join faced social exclusion and even the possibility of a spell in a concentration camp.
The Institute was a non-profit foundation situated in Tiergarten, Berlin. It was headed by Magnus Hirschfeld. Hirschfeld built a unique library on same-sex love and eroticism. The Nazi book burnings in Berlin included the archives of the Institute. After the Nazis gained control of Germany in the s, the institute and its libraries were destroyed as part of a Nazi government censorship program by youth brigades, who burned its books and documents in the street. As well as being a research library and housing a large archive, the Institute also included medical, psychological, and ethnological divisions, and a marriage and sex counseling office. The Institute was visited by around 20, people each year, and conducted around 1, consultations. Poorer visitors were treated for free. In addition, the institute advocated sex education , contraception , the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases , and women's emancipation.