A bride in the mountainous northern Pakistan cries sorrowfully along the way as she was escorted to follow the groom. It’s customary that a bride in the area should not show any sign of happiness in her wedding day, so heart-wrenching cry of a bride is normal. Most of the marriages in Pakistan are arranged marriage, where parents have almost absolute right in deciding their daughters’ marriages.

Hunza, Northern Areas, Pakistan, 2006

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