Tag: Forced dowry

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. “He slapped me so hard that I couldn’t hear for a while,” recollects a victim of domestic violence from Uttar Pradesh. The woman is not only a victim of domestic violence but...

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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.

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.