Monday, May 01, 2006

Earth. Year 2006.


Eleven years old Ania after her marriage ceremony at Jalpa Mata temple in Rajgarh, about 155 kilometers (96 miles) northwest of Bophal, India, on Sunday.
Ignoring laws that ban child marriages, hundreds of children, some as young as seven years old, were married in a centuries-old custom across central and western India, according to news reports.
AP Photo

2 Comments:

Anonymous Debbie said...

This is terrible, awful, but it happens everywhere now it seems, Pakistan, Afghanistan, What can we do?

2:33 AM  
Blogger The Doc said...

Educate these poor people who have been exploited for centuries by their own people! And denounce them to public opinion...

1:30 PM  

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