Free Essays on The Evils Of Dowry System

  1. 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...

  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 their...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Aarange

    doesn't mean 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...

  7. 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...

  8. Vedas

    function was to be performed without their active participation. The women too used to take part in all activities as there was no such system as the purdah system. They were given education as other member of the family. Some of them were renowned scholars like Vishwara, Gosha, Mudgalini, etc. who composed...

  9. A Dreadful Evil--Dowry

    A Dreadful Evil--Dowry As soon as I opened my eyes I saw the big and bold headline on the newspaper, “Dowry tales: Woman set on fire by husband, in-laws.” According to reports, “24-year-old Jyoti died after she was allegedly set on fire by her husband and in-laws on Sunday as her parents could...

  10. Dowry: Meaning & Status

    Dowry according to the dictionary means the property which a woman brings to her husband at the time of her marriage. Originally it must have meant property represented by the voluntary gifts given to the girl by her parents, relatives and friends out of love and affection at the time of her marriage...

  11. Dowry Crimes

    Dowry Crimes Culture is the enduring behavior ideas attitudes and tradition shared by a large group of people transmitted from one generation to the next. India is one of those countries that has strong influences on cultures. The custom of Dowry long entrenched in India’s male dominant. Society...

  12. Aditya

    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 Constitutional protection, in practice, women are still much exploited and abused. Their condition in villages...

  13. Dowry

    Dowry custom has been a case curse for India. Now it poses a challenge which seems difficult to meet. It has proved to be a greatest curse for the poor classes of India. The birth of girl is said to be degree of Rs 20,000 or above for the parents. Origin of Dowry Originally parents of the bride would...

  14. 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 has been customary...

  15. Social Evils 1

    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...

  16. adas

    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 have to...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. Positive Role of Advertising

    and better quality. 2. Increase in economic activity and employment: Advertising and selling have played an important part in expanding the economic system by stimulating consumers into buying more. Advertising makes people work harder than they otherwise would. This has had the effect of raising the aggregate...

  20. King Lear

    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. Evil is loosed on the country and good is pushed away. The fool disappears because everyone in the kingdom becomes...

  21. 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 prevalent...

  22. Controlling Population Growth

    violence, misbehaviour, ethnic problems and even health problems. The 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...

  23. 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 family...

  24. 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 almost...

  25. Culture Change

    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 as well as all its products...

  26. 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...

  27. Visitation Report

    see God in everyone hence creating a true loving relationship with everyone. It is in the participation of festivals when people truly let go of the evils in their hearts towards others, like jealousy and malice, and truly lose themselves in the service of others. People emphasize that Sikh and Hindu traditions...

  28. Dowry

    “The Dowry System In India” The dowry system is so deeply rooted in Indian culture, that sometimes one feels that there's going to be no way out - at least not for another century. Even modern, well-educated families start saving up money for their daughter's dowry as soon as she is born so what can...

  29. 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 the...

  30. Dowry

    The dowry system is so deeply rooted in Indian culture, that sometimes one feels that there's going to be no way out - at least not for another century. Even modern, well-educated families start saving up money for their daughter's dowry as soon as she is born, so what can one expect from the uneducated...