Jeevti sits in her husband's house in Pyaro Lundh, Pakistan. The night Jeevti disappeared, her family slept outside to escape Pakistan's brutal summer heat; in the morning she was gone, snatched by a wealthy landlord to whom her parents owed US$1,000 dollars. Photo: AP

The Pakistani girls used as payments for never-ending debts

A 14-year-old girl is taken from her Pakistani family under the dark of night and treated as a trophy, a common practise in a southern region filled with families drowning in debt

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Jeevti sits in her husband's house in Pyaro Lundh, Pakistan. The night Jeevti disappeared, her family slept outside to escape Pakistan's brutal summer heat; in the morning she was gone, snatched by a wealthy landlord to whom her parents owed US$1,000 dollars. Photo: AP
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