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Fighting the Dowry System | Fixing India

 
/ December 31, 2019

This week Fixing India is dismantling the nonsensical economics of dowry system.

Uttar Pradesh: Wife Abused for Dowry and Forced into Prostitution by Husband

 
/ July 17, 2019

Uttar Pradesh woman demands justice after her husband domestically abused her for dowry and forced her into prostitution.

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Dowry Demands Continue to Haunt This Family in Uttar Pradesh

 
/ July 8, 2019

When Pushpa, from Varanasi, got married, her family gave everything they could, but soon she was asked to leave, as the dowry demand was not met.

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Playing Against Patriarchy: Muslim Girls own the ‘Male Space’ by Playing Football

 
/ June 3, 2019

In Kolkata’s Rajabazar, Muslim girls have formed a football team to fight against patriarchal norms.

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A Dowry-Free Community in a Country of Dowry Deaths

 
/ July 25, 2018

The Baiga community, like many Adivasi communities, does not follow the patriarchal dowry system, setting an example in a country where women are killed for dowry every day.

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Dowry-Related Violence Kills Over 20 Women in India Daily

 
/ March 5, 2018

The highest number of crimes against women in India is because of “cruelty” by the husband or his family, with a dismal conviction rate.

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Community Weddings: The Solution to Dowry and Child Marriage?

 
/ October 16, 2017

In Rajasthan, as community weddings are celebrated as philanthropic initiatives, it is time to look deeper into the politics of caste and patriarchy.

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#PropertyForHer: More Than Just A Room of Her Own

 
/ October 11, 2017

While we push for uniform civil codes, it is important to remember that everyday discrimination remains a significant barrier to #PropertyForHer Tallulah was only two when her father passed away. Her mother was twenty two at that time, with two infants. Circumstances were so dire that Tallulah and her sister...