A girl aged just five has reportedly been forced into marriage with a 22-year-old man in Pakistan.
Police were called to the ceremony in the village of Raman Shar near Dakhan Town but arrived too late to halt the marriage, according to Pakistani newspaper Dawn.
The groom was reportedly arrested along with his father and the registrar. The little girl is believed to have also been taken into custody along with her mother.
Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000
Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening
Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense