Maya, 8, and Kishore, 13, pose for a wedding photo inside their new home, the day after the Hindu holy day of Akshaya Tritiya, called Akha Teej in North India " data-medium-file="https://cnniamanpour.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/stephaniesinclair_007a.jpg? A five-year-old Hindu girl named Rajni was married under cover of night: “Literally at four o'clock in the morning.w=300" data-large-file="https://cnniamanpour.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/stephaniesinclair_007a.jpg? w=329" class=" wp-image-3808 " style="border:3px solid white;" title="Stephanie Sinclair_007a" alt="Kaushal,10, and Rajni, 5, participate in the marriage ceremony in Northern India." src=" And her two older sisters were married to two other boys,” Sinclair says.We do not own, produce or host any videos displayed on this website.All videos are hosted by 3rd party websites and therefore we have no control over the content of these websites.
" data-medium-file="https://cnniamanpour.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/sinclair_brideswpp_001a.jpg? w=300" data-large-file="https://cnniamanpour.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/sinclair_brideswpp_001a.jpg? w=400" class=" wp-image-3803 " style="border:3px solid black;" title="Sinclair_Brides WPP_001a" alt="Whenever I saw him, I hid. I hated to see him," Tehani (in pink) recalls of the early days of her marriage to Majed, when she was 6 and he was 25.And it's not just Muslims; it happens across many cultures and regions. Sinclair has been working on the project for nearly a decade.Photographer Stephanie Sinclair has traveled the world taking pictures, like the one of the Afghan couple, to document the phenomenon. She goes into the areas with help from people in these communities who want the practice to stop, because they see the harmful repercussions. I hated to see him," Tahani (in pink) recalls of the early days of her marriage to Majed, when she was 6 and he was 25.We take no responsibility for the content on any websites which we link to.Please use your own discretion while surfing this website.
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