Tag: dowry deaths

Paying Guest and Marital Accommodation

Paying Guest and Marital Accommodation

| November 8, 2016 | 4 Comments

Dear Readers, While watching a video about the recent suicide of a six month pregnant woman who was also a mother of two children, it pained me a lot.  She committed suicide as she was being tortured for more dowries.  On the other hand, I was startled when I read about the facilities provided in […]

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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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100th Post

100th Post

| March 10, 2015 | 26 Comments

Hello and As Salamualaykum! Dear Readers, The Wedding Flight  took off on 31st December 2012 and has reached its 100th post. This blog focuses on bringing awareness on some of the social evils in the society particularly the dowry system. The rising number of divorces, female infanticide and dowry deaths is alarming and threatening the society.  […]

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CONDEMNED AND CONDONED TERRORISM

CONDEMNED AND CONDONED TERRORISM

| January 8, 2015 | 10 Comments

Terrorism has created extreme fear in the hearts of every common man. Terrorist attacks are deplorable and reprehensible that touches the core of a society and negates the most basic human rights. However, it is shocking to note that there lays a very huge difference between terror attacks that are condemned and deplored globally and […]

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Wedding Reimbursement

Wedding Reimbursement

| October 9, 2013 | 16 Comments

Hello and As Salamualaykum! Dowry death is considered one of the many categories of violence against women, alongside rape, bride burning, eve teasing, and acid throwing. It is widespread in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka and some regions of Africa.  Pakistan has the highest reported rates of dowry-related deaths per 100,000 women in […]

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