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Maya, and Kishore, India. Family members escort the newly married Maya and Kishore to his family's home. They were married on the Hindu holy day of Akshaya Tritiya, which is said to.

The red mark on Sabita's forehead indicates that she is married. So what's the issue? She was just 14 at the time. Plan International's Because I am a Girl report on child marriage is being launched at the United Nations in Geneva, entitled 'A girl's right to say no to marriage' – and is available in mobile and tablet friendly versions: http://plan-international.org/girls/childmarriagereport/

Despite being prohibited by international human rights law, child marriage continues to rob millions of girls of their childhood. Read about the actions needed to end child marriage.

Guddu Bai, 7, sits at the back of a truck as she waits for her family members after being wed at Biaora, outside Bhopal, India. Young children are married off as part of centuries-old custom in some Indian villages.

Guddu Bai, sits at the back of a truck as she waits for her family members after being wed at Biaora, outside Bhopal, India. Young children are married off as part of centuries-old custom in some Indian villages.

We are not free until our sisters are free. Heartbreaking article about the horrors of child brides. Picture: Seven month pregnant Debritu, 14, escaped from her husband after months of abuse.

Heartbreaking article about the horrors of child brides. Picture: Seven month pregnant Debritu, escaped from her husband after months of abuse.