Child bride 15-yr-old girl forced to wed 32-yr-old man in arranged marriage (PHOTOS)

It should be happiest day of her life, but 15-yr-old Nasoin Akhter couldn't look more miserable

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Every bride's happiest moment of her life is the day of her wedding, but we can't say the same for 15-year-old Nasoin Akhter from Bangladesh.

The teenager is being forced into an arranged marriage with a 32-yr-old man Manikganj, near the capital Dhaka.

Teenager Nasoin Akhter is bathed by family members on the day of her wedding to a 32-year-old man in Bangladesh which has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world play

Teenager Nasoin Akhter is bathed by family members on the day of her wedding to a 32-year-old man in Bangladesh which has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world

(Daily Mail/ Getty Images)

 

From the images, the girl who dropped out of school appears unhappy as she's being adorned for her 'big day'.

It should be happiest day of her life, but 15-yr-old Nasoin Akhter couldn't look more miserable.

Nasoin Akhter is washed by relatives before her wedding to a 32-year-old man at the age of just 15 play

Nasoin Akhter is washed by relatives before her wedding to a 32-year-old man at the age of just 15

(Daily Mail/ Getty)

 

The detrimental effects of early marriage on a girl can be extremely damaging.

According to reports, research from Girls Not Brides shows most young brides drop out of school and that girls who fall pregnant from 15 to 20 years old are twice as likely to die in childbirth than those 20 or older.

Nasoin Akhter stands in the doorway of a neighbour's home as she gets ready for her wedding play

Nasoin Akhter stands in the doorway of a neighbour's home as she gets ready for her wedding

(Daily Mail)

 

Girls under 15 are at five times the risk.

The age difference between spouses can also a significant risk factor for violence and sexual abuse.

Cultural tradition and poverty are the main reasons for child marriages.

Nasoin Akhter looks out of a dressing room at a beauty parlour on the day of her wedding. In Bangladesh, 29 per cent of girls marry before the age of 15 and 65 per cent wed before they turn 18 play

Nasoin Akhter looks out of a dressing room at a beauty parlour on the day of her wedding. In Bangladesh, 29 per cent of girls marry before the age of 15 and 65 per cent wed before they turn 18

(Daily Mail/ Getty)

 

Larger dowries are not required for young girls and, economically, women's earnings are insignificant as compared to men's.

Parents also believe that it protects girls from sexual assault and harassment.

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