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60 Free Essays on The Evils Of Dowry System

  1. dowry......

    evil not all the laws of the country can put an end to it. Thus, only a consistent, persistent and co-operative effort by everybody to propagate the message of the social evil of dowry can solve the problem. Lesson - 4 The dowry system in Delhi Dowry system in prevalent in almost all section of...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. Population Problem

    dowry system has given birth too many evils. Many parents incur huge debts in order to give dowries to their daughters. They work hard during the rest of their lives to pay off the debts. Others do not hesitate to earn money by unfair means to meet the demand of dowry. The devil of dowry has put an...

  6. A Dreadful Evil--Dowry

    education and his country and dishonors womanhood.” - M. K. Gandhi (Majumdar 79). Womanhood is being dishonored by this heinous deed, especially in sub continental societies, who are suffering from this social evil at the moment. The dowry system is prevalent virtually in all parts of India...

  7. Vedas

    nobles practiced monogamy. Young men and women had the right to choose their own partners. There was neither child marriage nor the evil of sati. The widows had the choice to remarry. The dowry system was in vogue only to compensate in some handicap in the girl. 4. Write about any one mode of...

  8. Aditya

    husband or son. Women in India are still exploited and abused. They are still regarded as inferior to men. 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...

  9. Education

    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, but flourished over the years. Even in...

  10. Controlling Population Growth

    large population is very difficult to be handled by the system, and such problems are likely to arise. Social evils resulting from overpopulation affects the country all together. That is the reason why densely populated countries like China and India are trying to lessen their population growth...

  11. Roman Catholics

    system. Many of the penalties seem unduly harsh to modern sensibilities because they adhere to the idea of retributive punishment. Nonetheless, the code as a whole was fairer than many of its predecessors because it provided both women and the poor with certain rights and protections. The code reveals...

  12. Dowry Crimes

    chance because after a certain age she is not welcomed in the home. Unless there is a strong awareness in the minds of the people, unless the entire society believes that dowry is an evil, unless the entire society objects to the demand for dowry, unless every mother-in-law thinks that at one time...

  13. Visitation Report

    almost always gives a dowry. Even though giving a dowry was made illegal, it’s still being practiced in almost all Hindu marriages. I feel Sikh marriages are more ethical since the entire marriage burden is not put on the bride’s side, and there are no traces of any kind of a dowry system. Overall...

  14. King Lear

    : the lustful ambition of Regan and Goneril, the violent ambition of the bastard Edmund, and even the violent abandon of the elements in the heavens. The good Earl of Kent is banished, Cordelia is stripped of her dowry and taken away to France, and Edgar, Gloucester's good son, is proclaimed an outlaw...

  15. Positive Role of Advertising

    effect of re-booking of orders which otherwise would have remained cancelled, especially for industrial products, machinery and plant, thereby diminishing the amplitude of business cycle. 8. General awareness about social issues: Advertising also tends to enlighten the population about social evils and how to control them, e.g., population problem, illiteracy, road safety, dowry deaths, drunken driving...

  16. Essay

    Dowry is a social evil which is ‘hated’ by most of the ‘educated’ Indians but ‘practiced’ very proudly in their own lives. It shows the crude difference between theory and reality, delivering a speech and living that out, ethics and practicality. Dowry is over-discussed, but still remains...

  17. Dowry a symbol of injustice

    . Moreover, girls become mentally affected and parents lose their self- respect under the burden of dowry. Consequences of this research show that our youth is well aware of this evil which is in our society. In addition, to control this system youth and government should take steps. Suggestions...

  18. Dowry

    were reported in India in 2010. Dowry deaths numbers are in the hundreds each year in Delhi alone, according to official government statistics. Dowry system has become a social evil claiming hundreds of innocent lives in recent years. Even the educated parents expect their daughter in law to bring...

  19. Wedding

    is important to note that some of the customs followed in Pakistani weddings have no foundation in Islam. However, the Pakistani culture has adopted those ceremonies and traditions from the Hindu culture. Dowry is one of them. Even Hindus are now taking steps to eradicate this social evil. Dowry...

  20. Dowry: Meaning & Status

    marriage. May be these gifts were given to the girl in order to enable her to set up a new home out of a sense of social responsibility. The system of dowry must be as old as the institution of marriage itself. It must also have been a universal practice. Every father wants to give some presents to...

  21. Dowry

    go through due to never ending demands from her in-laws. Dowry is an evil, evil system and all of us, at some level, condone it and even contribute to it. Often the boys parents don't demand dowry, but our culture is such that we feel we must give something to the in-laws. In such cases, give...

  22. Dowry

    marriage, and the stress they go through due to never ending demands from her in-laws. Dowry is an evil, evil system and all of us at some level, condone it and even contribute to it.  Originally parents of the bride would give their daughters present, ornaments and other necessary articles of daily use...

  23. Dowry

     Dowry as Social Evil!!! There are many dead, rotten, harmful and old traditions and customs that still prevail in our society. They are a blot on the fair name of our culture and civilization. Dowry system is one of these curses. It...

  24. The Case of Dowry in India

    his stoicism, showed the streaks of emotions for the first time. Tears were rolling down along his cheeks. These gory events have not been taken from some crime stories but are the true tragedies in real life depicting graphically the evils of dowry system on society. It is an ivory that the dowry...

  25. Socio-Legal Perspective of Dowry

    social evil of dowry is deep rooted in our society. The offences of dowry, dowry-death, dowry-murders, dowry-suicides, demand of dowry etc. are the heinous crimes committed against the women. The researcher has selected the topic “SOCIO LEGAL PERSPECTIVE OF DOWRY-A STUDY” (With Special Reference to...

  26. Dowry

    settled in life, for their girl who is well qualified and well versed with household activities. Measures to Eradicate Dowry System The social evil of dowry system (custom) attracted the attention of the government. It started its campaign against dowry custom. It enacted the Anti-dowry Act in...

  27. 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...

  28. Social Evils 1

    need to combat evils like the glorification of sati places as pilgrimages, dowry system, girl feticide, harassment of women etc. This can be achieved by educating the woman and making her financially independent. The legal age for marriage in India is 18 years for women and 21 years for men. Any...

  29. 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...

  30. Aarange

    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 love or arranged...