Married as Children. Are you sure we don’t need Feminism?

World Press Photo First Prize, Contemporary Issues Story: Stephanie Sinclair

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.

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