Results for: dowry

Weddings Getting Shorter, Less Costly

 
/ August 4, 2011

In Uttarakhand, people are choosing shorter wedding ceremonies to reduce the costs of marriage.

When Marriage Does Not Come At a Cost

 
/ July 5, 2011

In Rajasthan, a mass wedding ceremony is helping to put an end to dowry and child marriage.

Unique Tribal Wedding Customs

 
/ June 15, 2011

In Orissa, men and women gather and choose spouses on the spot, removing the need for a dowry.

Women CelebrateFreedom Fest

 
/ September 14, 2010

Rural women in India’s Maharashtra state get to play and dance – normally considered a taboo – on Nag Panchami.

Going BankruptOver Traditions

 
/ July 27, 2010

India is a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society.The great diversity is often reflected in the number of festivals and ceremonies.