A 69-year-old told Turmush how much the dowry
for local women cost and what's included in it.
is an illness that must be cured, if we want our country to be a world power.
However, Bano claimed that she has been tortured over dowry
ever since she got married to Wais.
'I am ready to return the dowry
he gave me to redeem myself from the marriage,'' she said.
class="font-size--16 MsoNormalKungu, who was one of the elders leading dowry
negotiations for Wambui's family, recounted how Mr Collymore was worried for the entire time.
Two thousand cases of dowry
deaths are counted per year, which are 2.45 per 10,000.
Despite the discouraging numbers of abuse, many women have successfully stood up against the demands of dowry
and their example should be emulated by others.
The couple knew each other and his parents had proposed marriage, but the woman's family allegedly asked for a large dowry
ALL everyone talks about at weddings is how much dowry
the girl's parents have given her.
has become a part of wedding ceremonies.
ISLAMABAD -- The Parliamentary Secretary Law and Justice Maleeka Ali Bokhari on Thursday calling for an end to dowry
practice said the menace was also provoking violence against women.
Pakistan chapter of the United Nations (UN) Women has launched a campaign condemning the demand for dowry
in South Asian societies.