Suzanne Lee

Bikaner, Rajasthan, India

Nitu (not her real name), stands in a doorway at her home in Jhaju village. Now 18, she was married off at the age of 10 to a boy of around the same age, but only went to live with her in-laws when she was 12, after she had finished studying up to class 6. The three sisters, aged 10, 12, and 15 were married off on the same day by their maternal grandfather while their father was hospitalised. She was abused by her young husband and in-laws so her father took her back after hearing that her husband, who works in a brick kiln, was an alcoholic and was doing drugs and crime. She had only spent a few days at her husband's house at that time. Her father (now out of the hospital) has said that she will only be allowed to return to her husband's house if he changes his ways but so far, the negotiations are still underway.

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Suzanne Lee
Bikaner, Rajasthan
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