Dutch teenage girl Sophie de Ruiter, 16, with her boyfriend Laurens and their friend Niels (right) in Amsterdam.

Dutch teenage girl Sophie de Ruiter, 16, with her boyfriend Laurens and their friend Niels (right) in Amsterdam.

Sophie, 16, meets her boyfriend Laurens, 19, in a bar in Amsterdam.

Sophie skips class to drink with friends in Amsterdam. The elderly woman asks her to go back to school.

Sophie shows her tongue piercing

At her friend Dirk's apartment in Amsterdam.

On the day she turns 16, Sophie's divorced mother cooks her a meal and tells her she is now old enough to live alone and must leave home without delay.