Free Essays on Dowry System

  1. 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...

  2. Dowry

    SEMINAR REPORT DOWRY SYSTEM Submitted by, 1. Introduction 2. What is Dowry? 3. History 4. Arranged Marriages and Dowry 5. The dowry system 6. Dowry System in India 7. What is Bride burning? 8. Dowry law in India 9. Dowry death new ruling India 10. Rising...

  3. Dowry System in India

    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...

  4. 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...

  5. Dowry Problem In India

    Dowry Problem in India Gandhi ji said:- 'Any young man who takes dowry fo getting married , disrespects his education, country and womanhood.' Our society is full of evil systems. One of those evil systems is dowry. Dowry is defined as the 'price paid by parents to get their daughters married as well...

  6. 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...

  7. Social Evils 1

    They could no longer tolerate irrational and de-humanizing social practices. Moreover, the backward features of Indian society, such as the caste system had religious sanctions in the past. Therefore, it was necessary to reform religious practices as well. The condition of women was pathetic. The various...

  8. Dowry System

    In India, dowry (Hindi: दहेज, Dahēja)[1] is the payment in cash or some kind of gifts given to a bridegroom's family along with the bride. Generally, they include cash, jewellery, electrical appliances, furniture, bedding, crockery, utensils and other household items that help the newlywed set up her...

  9. 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...

  10. Dowry

    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...

  11. Dowry System

    An essay on evils of dowry system in India. Dowry system is as old as man is. The dowry system is a social evil. It is prevalent in all parts of India and almost in all the countries of the world.In India many of the traditional customs have been given up, but the custom of dowry has not only continued...

  12. adas

    civilization an development. But due to 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...

  13. 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...

  14. Population Problem

    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...

  15. 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...

  16. Dowry System in India

    The dowry system is an age old system and a peculiar phenomenon of the Indian society. It is, as today, a curse to the society. Dowry is the name given to all that, the parents of a girl give to her when she gets married. At the face of it, the system seems quite appropriate, healthy and logical,...

  17. Women in Hinduism

    This period also saw a rise in female infanticide, 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...

  18. Heiresses and Family Transmission Patterns in Early Modern Catalonia

    economic family system was to be observed as default, if no other pacts were agreed, as marriage articles could establish different economic arrangements. In this case, the pact had priority over the separation of estates, which became a supplementary system to be applied only if no other system of settlement...

  19. Help Friends by Sending a Gift!

    made the Indians well cultured. But, sadly there are some of the stained systems in our country which are the black spots in our image. Dowry system is one of those much discussed systems. Although it is one of the most hated systems surprisingly it is growing day by day. Now- a-days this problem has created...

  20. Aarange

    that arranged marriages are ideal marriages. Even in an arranged marriage there is a different sort of social pressure. Social evils like dowry, caste system, matching of horoscopes and community issues are taken at such extreme levels that people don't support arranged marriages. So whether it is...

  21. Fflower

    methods of payment in the economies. Thus, banks were invented before coins. Ancient Egypt had a similar system but instead of receipts they used orders of withdrawal - therefore, making their system very close to that of modern checks. As a matter of fact, during Alexander the great's period, the grainaries...

  22. Comparing Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamian Societies

    BC and c.500 BC, there were numerous differences in the cultures of the two empires including religion, their class systems, and the roles of their kings. Religion, class systems, and kings played a vast role in the daily lives of these citizens, but both of the empires came up with two different...

  23. Economics and Marriage in Taming of the Shrew

    Katharine, in thy bed. And therefore, settling all this chat aside, Thus in plain terms: your father hath consented That you shall be my wife; your dowry ‘greed on; And you will, nill you, I will marry you Now Kate, I am a husband for your turn,” (2.1 264-269) Act 2 shows us this in the beginning...

  24. Marriage a Mere Business

    marriage alliance. Rather than marriage alliance the term strategic alliance ideally suits the situation. We have often heard about a menace called “dowry” when people talk about marriage, this is one of the darker side of the business deal involved, when two parties tie up for a marriage alliance. The...

  25. Dowry

    within it. Demand for heavy dowry is one of suck vices. The problem of dowry: In the marriage-system in ancient India, dowry was not a demand of the bridegroom or of any one of his side. It was a voluntary gift of the bride's father. But in the modern educated class, dowry has become a demand of bridegroom...

  26. Dowry System

    menaces of the Indian society is the dowry system. This fact that it is condemned by every modern citizen of this country and yet it still flourishes at a very large scale in our society is a testimony of how deeply rooted this system is in the Indian society. Dowry (dahej) is one of the most ancient...

  27. dowry......

    Introduction 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...

  28. Dowry

    DOWRY SYSTEM ABSTRACT 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...

  29. Aditya

    The birth of a female child is considered a curse in parts of the country. Daughters are considered a liability because of many social evils like dowry, etc. In spite of full legal and Constitutional protection, in practice, women are still much exploited and abused. Their condition in villages is far...

  30. Wedding

    dinner as husband and wife. The grooms family invites all of the guests to their home for a feast. One of the very old and followed traditions is dowry. Dowry as we all know is paid in cash or kind by the bride’s family to the groom’s family along with the giving away of the bride. These basic trends...