India Child Marriage

India Child Marriage

Prakash Hatvalne/AP Photo

A 7-year-old child bride sits at the back of a truck as she waits for the rest of her family members after being wed, at Biaora, about 135 kilometers from Bhopal, India on May 7, 2011. Ignoring laws that ban child marriages, young children are still married off as part of centuries-old custom in some Indian villages.