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En av prisene for World Press Photo Awards gikk til Stephanie Sinclair.

June 10, 2010. Hajjah, Yemen. Tahani (in pink), who married her husband Majed when she was 6 and he was 25, poses for this portrait with former classmate Ghada, also a child bride, outside their mountain home in Hajjah. Nearly half of all women in Yemen were married as children. Child marriage is outlawed in many countries and international agreements forbid the practice yet this tradition still spans continents, language, religion and caste.

Read more: http://lightbox.time.com/2012/02/10/the-2012-world-press-photo-of-the-year/#ixzz1m7QJxmUi