The bride that is‘saddest have ever seen’: Child wedding is really as popular as ever in Bangladesh

On the big day, 15-year-old Nasoin Akhter seemed “melancholic,” based on professional photographer Allison Joyce, whom documented the teenage girl’s wedding to her 32-year-old husband, Mohammad Hasamur Rahman, a week ago in Manikganj, Bangladesh.

“It’s tradition for the bride to check timid and coy throughout the wedding,” Joyce told The Washington Post in a email. Read More