• Female infanticide
    parents or other family members or neighbours or by the 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...
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  • 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: दहेज...
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  • Ways to Eliminate Violence Against Women
    custom. Laws need to be formulated to stop this practice. How to stop "Dowry" deaths? This is the most serious problem prevalent in different parts of the country. Constitutional provisions already exist to prevent dowry deaths but there is no stoppage to occurrences of this problem. Inter-caste...
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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 essentially...
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  • Overpopulation
    century. The density per square mile is about 350. In USA, it is about 41 per square mile, while in Britain it largely approximates to the figure in Kerala and West Bengal. In Britain, there is less than one acre of cultivable land for each individual. Besides, where urban population is increasing everywhere...
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  • inequality in india
    discrimination. Gender Inequality The devaluation of women and 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...
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  • History of Indian Women
    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 Dowry Prohibition Act, making the dowry demands in wedding arrangements illegal. However, many cases of dowry-related domestic violence, suicides and murders...
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  • dowry system in india
    Dowry is derived from the ancient Hindu customs of ‘kanyadan’ and ‘stridhan’. In ‘kanyadan’, the father of the bride offers the father of the groom money or property, etc whereas for ‘stridhan’, the bride herself gets jewelry and clothes at the time of her marriage, usually from her relatives or friends...
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  • Women Empowerment
    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, illegal trafficking and prostitution and myriad others of the...
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  • Sex Selecyive Abortion in India
    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 bears the major cost of the wedding. The amount of dowry given is determined by the groom’s caste, his earnings...
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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. If...
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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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  • Women
    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 wedding happen. The girl might be as educated as the groom but yet the father...
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  • Female Foeticide
    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. They neither are considered a burden, nor have to pay dowry or shift their attention...
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  • notes
    part of Kottayam in Kerala, India. The temporal setting shifts back and forth from 1969, when fraternal twins Rahel and Estha are seven years old, to 1993, when the twins are reunited at age of 30,. Malayalam words are liberally used in conjunction with English. Some facets of Kerala life which the novel...
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  • Essay
    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( the father has to pay for -situations like after daughter gives...
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  • Wome N Empowerment
    every three minutes, a women is raped every 29 minutes, a dowry death occurs every 77 minutes and one case of cruelty committed by either the husband or relative of the victim. | Domestic violence in India often happens as a result of dowry demands.According to Unicef's Global Report Card on Adolescents...
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  • women safety
    are not allowed to get marry with more then one woman, also for getting married with a girl ,the BROOM family has to pay huge amount of money i.E. Dowry. Secondly from the ancient time , tribal area of INDIA is still given all decisional authorities to women. Like A Woman can choose their BROOM ,She...
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  • Hf Hst Kja
    not entered or things which women cannot do. But still we have so many cases of female foeticide in our country. According to the 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...
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  • Essay
    Opposition in the Lok Sabha (Lower House of the parliament) were women. However, women in India continue to face atrocities such as rape, acid throwing, and dowry killings while young girls are forced into prostitution. According to a global poll conducted by Thomson Reuters, India is the "fourth most dangerous...
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