People in India give much preference to family relationships and most of them follow
arranged marriage system .According to this system there is no possibility for separation and
marriage is forever. As divorce is not acknowledged amongst most Indians it is vital that the
marriage choice is...
This research paper focuses on the dowry system of pakistan . It discusses how dowry is a common problem not only in pakistan but also in other South Asian countires . The main objectives of this paper were to find why people give dowry even though most...
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
"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...
DOWRY A SYMBOL OF INJUSTICE
Student of Bs-Psychology
Department of Social Sciences and Humanities
University of Management and Technology, Lahore
Dowry is a distressing symbol in every segment...
good job and shining in the world.
Dowry has become one of the major social problems nowadays. It means the amount of money or goods even property that is given to the bridegroom from the family of the bride when they get married. This scandalous system is in practice in our society for various...
Table of Contents
Introduction to Grameen bank 3
How a Conventional Bank works 3
Grameen bank mission 4
Problems faced by Grameen bank 5
Grameen bank II 6
Financial details of Grameen bank: 6
Profit and loss account for Grameen bank 6
Bank funds 7
The social evils and superstitions that had crept in the society over the centuries made social reforms imperative for the development of the society and the masses. In the 19th century, the newly educated persons increasingly revolted against rigid social conventions and outdated customs. They could...
Eastern culture, Middle Eastern culture, African and Latin culture. Each of these cultures is defined by the values, traditions, social habits and behaviours, language, belief systems, concepts of the universe, dress, food, music and arts that they encompass.
Culture is the entire way of life of a society...
the custom of child marriage, polygamy, a ban on widow remarriage and the introduction of the dowry system.
The 18th century ushered in the British rule of India. Although the rule brought some social and political order to India, many practices pertaining to women’s rights remained unchanged. The...
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...
mate and vow to be with them for the rest of their lives. The celebration of a wedding may vary between different countries, religions, culture and social classes, but the joy and festivity associated with the ceremony invariably remain in the same.
A number of cultures utilize the western custom of...
due to gender. Gender is constructed both socially through social interactions as well as biologically through chromosomes, brain structure, and hormonal differences. Gender systems are often dichotomous and hierarchical; binary gender systems may reflect the inequalities that manifest in numerous dimensions...
DOWRY: AN EVIL FOR SOCIETY
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...
Physical factors 6
Categories of Gender Discrimination 7
Gender Discrimination in Developing Countries 7
Infanticide and Sex-Selective Abortion 9
Gender Discrimination in Pakistan 11
Our society is suffering from many social evils at the moment. The dowry system is prevalent virtually in all parts of India. Dowry has been defined by a young lady as "the price paid by the parents for getting their daughters the post of a daughter-in-law". Parents pay huge sums of money so that their...
The system of giving dowry to girls in marriage is an ancient Indian custom. It is infact that portion of the parent’s wealth which they wish to give to the daughter. This helps the girls in question and the groom to start a home of their own. However, it is very sad that this custom has...
THE SOCIAL EVIL OF DOWRY
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...
At one time, dowry was a means for parents to endow a daughter with material goods because she could not inherit property. Traditionally, dowry consisted of gifts, usually jewelry, given to the bride at the time of her marriage. The dowry provided the new bride with financial...
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...
THE DOWRY SYSTEM
The dowry system has been in practice in Pakistan from time immemorial. Now it has become a curse. It poses a challenge which seems difficult to meet. The demand for the dowry became most essential condition of the marriage settlement. Middle class people became the main target of the...
our superstition, ignorance and certain tradition and customs, we have also by-produced several social evils. ‘Dowry system is one of the serious evil practices of our society.
Hindu social structure is predominantly patriarchal. After marriage, the brides have to go to live in their husbands...
growth is altered with respect to the particular country’s economic position. A country having a large population may be suffering from many economic problems such as unemployment, poverty, high consumption rate and even debts, whereas a small population brings about difficulties like lack of labour force...
FEMALE FOETICIDE AND THE DOWRY SYSTEM IN INDIA
Devaki Monani Ghansham Women's Studies Research Unit, School of Social Work, University of Melbourne
Townsville International Women’s Conference - AUSTRALIA
3 - 7 July 2002 ~ James Cook University “Poverty, Violence and Women’s Rights: ...Setting...
of life. A few of them have been great political leaders, entrepreneurs, administrators and business persons. This marked change in their outlook, social and economic status reflects the fact that their emancipation has been almost complete. It is a fact that Indian women have much better status than...
Social problems of Bangladesh
Social problems of Bangladesh
Social problem is an unexpected situation which hinders to lead normal life in a society. Social problem is a multidimensional problem. Social problem are created by various reasons.
Sociologists usually consider...
Dowry system is a huge problem in India and has been a source of great disturbance and embarrassment in our society. Dowry is a cultural system where the parents of bride (girl) pay huge amounts of money, expensive gifts and jewellery to bride groom (boy) and his parents during marriage. Historically...
Rights of women in India
Topic: A Theoretical Perspective on Dowry Deaths in India
a) To understand the concept of dowry as has originated and evolved in India.
b) To conceptualize modern day consequences of dowry system.
c) To refer to various laws in India and find out reasons...
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REVIEW OF IMPLEMENTATION OF
“DOWRY PROHIBITION ACT, 1961”
The ‘Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961’ is being implemented in the country
for five decades now, but, the practice of dowry and dowry related crimes
continue to be a matter of concern. National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)