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Consequences of a Forced Marriage

Consequences of a Forced Marriage

| February 7, 2016 | 10 Comments

As explained in my previous post, the reasons for forced marriages are complex and varied.   Whatever the rationale, the result may subject a young woman to severe and sustained abuse, including domestic violence, marital rape, and other forms of violence, decreased levels of education, health complications, and a life of submission and dependence. Although there […]

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Mother of all Evils

Mother of all Evils

| March 16, 2015 | 14 Comments

Many parents consider giving dowry as their love, obligation and responsibility. However, understanding the concept of dowry and its impact on the society becomes crucial in the wake of suffering and deaths caused by this evil system which is mother of all evils. The dowry system dates back to the Babylonian period wherein daughters did […]

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Socially Approved Kidnapping

Socially Approved Kidnapping

| December 24, 2014 | 16 Comments

Dear Readers, Greetings! The spread of many social evils like dowry, child marriage, domestic violence, rape, sexual harassment, exploitation of women, kidnapping, etc. have marred the Indian Society and present a tarnished image to the whole world.  One of these social evils is kidnapping for ransom.  Bride kidnapping and socially approved kidnapping are also prevalent […]

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