Bangladesh: Child Marriage and Sex Trafficking: cm_br_asj-13

Mia, 15, sits with her new 27 year old husband during their wedding ceremony“My family have been saving for my wedding for a very long time – I’m a girl so they always knew they would need to give me away.” Five or six months ago, her parents found Mia a groom – a 27 year old man who works in a garment factory. “I’m nervous,” Mia says, quietly. “I think I’ll miss my family.”

Mia, 15, sits with her new 27 year old husband during their wedding ceremony 

“My family have been saving for my wedding for a very long time – I’m a girl so they always knew they would need to give me away.”  

Five or six months ago, her parents found Mia a groom – a 27 year old man who works in a garment factory. “I’m nervous,” Mia says, quietly. “I think I’ll miss my family.”