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. The young wife posed for this portrait with former classmate Ghada, also a child bride, outside their mountain home in Yemen. Tehani and Ghada are sisters-in-law photographed with their husbands, who are both members of the military.The young wife posed for this portrait with former classmate Ghada, also a child bride, outside their mountain home in Hajjah. Like most of the girls, Tehani didn’t even know she was getting married, until the wedding night. Tehani describes how she entered the marriage, “They were decorating my hands, but I didn’t know they were going to marry me off.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.Sinclair wanted to photograph child marries in India and Nepal, because sometimes the boys entering a marriage are also young.“And often they're victims just as much of this harmful traditional practice,” she says.
’” Sinclair says, “This harmful, traditional practice of child marriage is just so embedded in some of these cultures that the families don't protect them as they should.” The subjects do know they’re being photographed and Sinclair tells them the topic she is working on.You additionally acknowledge that if You are a parent, it is Your responsibility, and not Ours, to keep Our erotic content from being displayed to your children or wards. You understand that all depictions of all persons on these Sites and in all Materials produced or published by us are of persons over the age of 18 as of the date of the production of the depiction.We take great measures to ensure that no underage models appear in any of our Materials.You represent and warrant you are at least 18 or 21 years of age, depending on the age of majority in your jurisdiction, and that You have the legal capacity to enter into this Agreement.If You are not at least 18 or 21 years of age, depending on the age of majority in Your jurisdiction, you must exit the Site immediately and may not use or access the Site or print or download any Materials from the Site whatsoever. You represent and warrant that You will not allow any minor access to the Site.