Newly-wed Krishna, 11, lifts her veil during her wedding ceremony with 13-year-old Kishan Gopal in a village near Kota in the northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan, May 16, 2010.

Mamta, 9, rides pillion with her groom Ram Singh, 14, after their wedding in Biaora, in India’s central Madhya Pradesh state April 22, 2009.

Amlee, a five-year old bride unties string knots of her husband, Ashok, 15, during their marriage ritual in Indian desert village Srirampur of the northwestern state of Rajasthan on May 14, 1994.
Fourteen-year- old child bride Lalita Saini (R) attends an interview with Reuters at Alsisar village, about 200 km (124 miles) north from Jaipur, India, April 25, 2007.

Seven-year-old groom Mohammad Waseem (R) sits with his four-year-old bride Nisha (L) and his father Mohammad Ismil in a police station in Karachi October 31, 2008.

Nine-year-old Nujood al-Ahdal, whose marriage was terminated by a court last week, attends a news conference with her lawyer Shatha Nasser in Sanaa, Yemen, April 21, 2008.

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