Mads Nissen

Maradi, NIGER

Ouma (14) goes through ritual cleansing before she is handed over to her future husband Hamidou. In Niger, three out of every four women are married before the age of 18. These marriages are often arranged between the girl's parents and her future husband to be, who has to pay for the girl with a dowry.

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Mads Nissen
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Maradi
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NIGER
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