India Boasts 40% Of the World's Child Brides!!

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#1 Jan 26, 2013
At the age of 14, many wouldn't picture their life as a new mother, let alone the wife to another young teen facing alcohol addiction.
In the northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan, in a country where 40 percent of the world's child marriages are said to be according to UNICEF, that's the reality for at least one girl named Krishna.
For the last three years a Reuters photographer has provided an inside look into the lives of Krishna and her young husband Gopal Kishan, starting with their marriage in May of 2010 he at the age of 13 and she 11.

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