• Dowry
    Dowry Menace Assault, harassment, death, torture, suicide, murder, it is a consistent flow of thoughts, is it not? Well, I consider this to be a synonym of none other than the word dowry. Dowry is the money, goods or estate that a woman brings to her husband in marriage. When we look back into history...
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  • Dowry an Evil for Socitety
    DOWRY: AN EVIL FOR SOCIETY DOWRY DOWRY or DAHEJ is payment or agreement to pay any property or valuable security or cash by the bride’s family to the bridegroom’s family along with the giving away of bride (called Kanyadan) .In our society it is generally given by the girl’s family to the boy’s family...
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  • Dowry a symbol of injustice
    DOWRY A SYMBOL OF INJUSTICE Mina Fakher Student of Bs-Psychology Department of Social Sciences and Humanities Email: 13002141012@umt.edu.pk University of Management and Technology, Lahore Abstract: Dowry is a distressing symbol in every segment...
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  • Criminal Law
    A PROJECT OF CRIMINAL LAW ON DOWRY DEATH {SEC.304(B) OF I.P.C.} ----------SHOULD CHANGE TO ------------ / / ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I would like to express my heartfelt thanks...
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  • womens development in handloom industries
     CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND "Dowry" refers to money, goods or property that a woman brings into the marriage - it is paid by the woman's family to the man's family. Dowry is practiced mainly in South Asian countries, such as India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka...
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  • What You Can Do Against Dowry Threats
    What you can do against Dowry threats Section 498-A of the Indian Penal Code covers dowry-related harassment. As with other provisions of criminal law, a woman can use the threat of going to court to deter this kind of harassment. The Indian Penal Code also addresses dowry deaths in section 304-B...
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  • Dowry, an Investment System
    Dowry system is when the bride’s family gives goods, money, or estate to her husband and his family during marriage (E. Pauls Prine (Ed.), 2008). This practice is mostly common in South Asia, specifically the Indian culture (E. Pauls Prine (Ed.), 2008). On the other hand is the practice of bride price...
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  • Abuse of Indian Dowry Laws
    battling the issue of dowry-related domestic violence. According to United Nations Population Fund Report, as many as seventy percent of married women in India between the age of 15 and 49 are victims of beat- ing, rape, or forced sex.1 One of the leading causes for such violence is dowry harassment, a widespread...
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  • Sandeep Annnan
    THE SOCIAL EVIL OF DOWRY 3 Replies India’s social life has been vitiated by a large number of practices and traditions that are irrational and have seriously hindered the progress of the people. The system of dowry is absurd and illogical and has continued to be a source of mental agency to almost...
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  • Bride Burning, Murders and Dowry Pressure in India
    Murders and Dowry Pressure in India I. Women in India are exposed to heinous acts of abuse. A. Women in India have become victims of human rights abuse. B. Different components of Bride-Burning II. Extent of the Problem A. Statistical Analysis of the number of Dowry Related deaths ...
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  • indian culture
    the context of dowry. Dowry practice’s in South Asian society seems to be a culture-specific form of domestic violence. A dowry is known as property, gifts, goods, or money brought by a bride to her husband’s home on their marriage ("Dowry-related violence," 2010). Most of the time dowry is given by the...
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  • Dowry
    Dowry is one of the most wicked, revolting, and condemnable practices that have been distressing the Indian society. This immorality is well acquainted to people in forms of cash and valuables goods given by the bride's family to the groom's family along with the bride. The never-ending insatiability...
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  • Essays
    DOWRY SYSTEM Introduction: In India, we find many social evils. Among the social evils,the major are untouchables, Sati, Dowry, child marriage, widowhood and Child labour. These evils prevail because of injustice caused by man against woman particularly the social evils such as sati widow hood and...
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  • Dowry; a Custom or a Crime?
    Dowry is a multi-faceted, deep-rooted gender issue with social, economic and health consequences. This social evil has brought fatal effects to the lives of ordinary women of our society. This social crime has recently made footings in some countries, which were traditionally free of this evil like Afghanistan...
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  • Domestic Violence in India
    divorce unless dowry is given (www.indiatogether.org). The most common type of domestic violence in India is dowry deaths. Dowry deaths occur when the new wife family can not afford to pay any more money or give property to the husband family. Then the husband family would beat, cause mental torture...
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  • Dowry Death
    Introduction ‘’Any Youngman who makes dowry a condition for marriage discredits his education and his country and dishonours womanhood.’’ ...
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  • Dowry
    The Economics of Dowries in India: Vijayendra Rao, Development Research Group, World Bank Forthcoming in in Oxford Companion to Economics (Kaushik Basu, editor), Oxford University Press, 2006 (forthcoming). For most Indian parents the cost of a daughter’s marriage is the single largest expense of...
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  • Dower and Dowry Confusion
    Dower and dowry confusion The dower is a sum of money or other property which becomes payable by the husband to the wife as an effect of marriage[1]. On the other hand, Dowry is a transaction between two parties involving cash, or other valuable articles such as precious metals, gems, clothing, appliances...
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  • Dowry deaths
    SYG2000 1 December 2013 Dowry Deaths Analysis Eve teasing, the harassment of women, has become common now. So common that police women have gone undercover to catch men in the act. Eve teasing is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the treatment of women, however. Dowry deaths have become an...
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  • Dowry
    Dowry From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Part of a series on Anthropology of kinship Basic concepts[show] Kinship terminology[show] Case studies[show] Related articles[show] Major theorists[show] Social and cultural anthropology v t e Relationships Types[show] Activities[show] Endings[show] ...
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