• DOWRY SYSTEM
    Dowry system in India From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia's quality standards. The specific problem is: reference formatting. Please help improve this article if you can. (March 2013) In India, dowry (Hindi...
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  • Female infanticide
    midwife. Poverty, ignorance of family planning, cost of dowry, etc. have been reported as the possible causes for this crime. Dowry system has been prohibited by law since 1961. Pre-natal sex-determination was banned in India in 1994, under the Pre-conception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques...
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  • Ways to Eliminate Violence Against Women
    awareness but more action is needed in form of public protest against the "Devdasi" custom. This form of violence may be stopped by exposing the truth behind this custom. Laws need to be formulated to stop this practice. How to stop "Dowry" deaths? This is the most serious problem prevalent in...
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  • Gender and Development
    Theme A STUDY OF THE DIFFERENCES IN THE SEX RATIOS OF THE STATES OF HARYANA AND KERALA Gad Term-ii Submitted to: Prof. Ila Patel Submitted by:-group 19 Dhruv Mittal(32064) Durga Satapathy(32065) Kajal Kumari(32074) Nitin D Mendhe(32081) INTRODUCTION When we talk about sex ratios, we...
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  • Overpopulation
    unknown. It has gone to different castes, crossed the boundaries of provinces and education and religion. Muslims and Christians, such as the Syrian Christians of Kerala and the Roman Catholics of Mangalore have started demanding dowry.  | Official statistics show a steady rise in dowry crimes. More...
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  • History of Indian Women
    laid down detailed guidelines for prevention and redressal of grievances. The National Commission for Women subsequently elaborated these guidelines into a Code of Conduct for employers. Dowry Main articles: Dowry, Dowry death, and Dowry law in India In 1961, the Government of India passed the...
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  • dowry system in india
    unknown. It has gone to different castes, crossed the boundaries of provinces and education and religion. Muslims and Christians, such as the Syrian Christians of Kerala and the Roman Catholics of Mangalore have started demanding dowry. Official statistics show a steady rise in dowry crimes...
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  • Dowry a Curse
    Dowry: a social stigma | | In spite of modernization and the increasing role of women in all walks of life, the practice of the dowry in India is becoming widespread, and the value of dowry is increasing.  Now the dowry has become a great criterion in the marriages instead of a proper bride...
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  • Women Empowerment
    profound implications for national and multinational corporations. However, ironically, these are accompanied by news about dowry killings, female infanticide, domestic violence against women, sexual harassment, rape, illegal trafficking and prostitution and myriad others of the same ilk. Gender...
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  • Sex Selecyive Abortion in India
    circumstances of women’s excess mortality in India and other Asian countries have been debated by academics since the 1980s. Caldwell presumed that increased payments of dowry cost were leading to the deterioration in the status of women. (Caldwel, 1982). The bride’s family according to Indian convention...
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  • inequality in india
    social domination of men still continues to prevail in India. Women are usually viewed as dowry burdens, the weaker gender, and worthy of a lower social status compared to men. This has led to social and economic problems. One of the main concerns is that the declining sex ratio, which was brought...
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  • Matriarchal Society
    Introduction   The   system   of   matriarchy   in   Kerala   has   been   in   place   for   over   200   years.   The   concept   of   matriarchy   deals   with   a   social   set   up   in   which   descent   and...
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  • Female Foeticide
    all her attention to her husband and his family once she gets married. The girl’s family has to pay a huge dowry and abide by all the wishes of the in-laws for rest of their lives. All this is done in the name of preventing the girl from being harassed. But, all these are not applicable for a boy...
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  • notes
    twins are reunited at age of 30,. Malayalam words are liberally used in conjunction with English. Some facets of Kerala life which the novel captures are communism, the caste system, and the Keralite Syrian Christian way of life. Without sufficient dowry for a marriage proposal, Ammu Ipe becomes...
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  • Essay
    their old ages, to bring a good daughter-in-law,to take care of the hindu joint family. The girl child is loved and taken care more than the male child, most parents save for the dowry,but more daughters more problem, and not only dowry,after daughter"s marriage the expenses are never ending story...
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  • Women
    to find out the gender of the child before birth, at birth if it’s a girl she is killed on the spot. If the gender is known and if it is a girl then the foetus is aborted. In India there are also other issues like DOWRY. Here the girls father is expected to pay a huge sum of money to make her...
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  • Women in India
    against women o 6.1 Sexual harassment o 6.2 Dowry o 6.3 Child marriage o 6.4 Female infanticides and sex selective abortions o 6.5 Domestic violence o 6.6 Trafficking * 7 Other concerns * 8 Notable Indian women * 9 See...
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  • Women in India
    British rule 2 Independent India 3 Timeline 4 Culture 5 Education and economic development 5.1 Education 5.2 Workforce participation 5.3 Land and property rights 6 Crimes against women 6.1 Sexual harassment 6.2 Dowry 6.3...
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  • Hf Hst Kja
    2011 census, only Kerala and Pondicherry have been exceptional states where number of girls have been more than the number of boys. Preference to the male child has been prevalent in our country for years. Women have always been looked down upon in our society. Social injustices like sati, polygamy...
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  • Empowering Women Rebuilding the Society
    occupied by women and educated women are pouring into the professional workforce with profound implications for national and multinational corporations. However, ironically, these are accompanied by news about dowry killings, female infanticide, domestic violence against women, sexual harassment, rape...
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