August 04, 2009

Dowry Death/Bride Burning

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India is dreaming to make itself the top industrial country in the world but before it can even do that, it has to first get the ones that are burning. Dowry is still killing hundreds in India and the rules that are made by the government are still on loose.

Bangladesh, another country that has the in my opinion the most amount of deaths and abuses due to dowry. Most of the articles are from the Bangladeshis.

Here is a list of dowry abuses and deaths in India and Bangladesh (If I go to other countries the list will be a long one).
  1. Delhi girls rebel over dowries
  2. Dowry demand lands groom in jail
  3. South Asian Women 'vulnerable'
  4. Indian Dowry Deaths
  5. Rising number of dowry deaths in India
  6. Dowry incidents in India
  7. Nepal's widows fight govt's 'dowry' offer
  8. CJI Balakrishnan admits to misuse of dowry laws
  9. Dowry in Ahmedabad. Woman Suicides
  13. Unicef's Report of Dowry
  14. Man turns himself in after killing wife
  15. Domestic abuse plagues India's upper crust
  16. Bangladesh's policewomen go global
  17. Four to die for dowry killing
  18. Sirajganj housewife killed for dowry
  19. Maasai girl escapes to education
  20. Husband allegedly kills wife for dowry in Sirajganj
  21. Three women strangulated to death in Sirajganj
  22. Housewife chopped to death over dowry in Jessore
  23. Housewife killed for dowry in Nilphamari
  24. Wife strangled to death in Lalmonirhat
  25. Husband to die for killing wife in Tangail
  26. 55,000 women subjected to brutal treatment in families last year
  27. Body of housewife recovered from city's Rahmatganj area
  28. 1 gets death sentence for killing wife in Patuakhali
  29. One to die for killing wife in Sherpur, 3 others get different terms
  30. Woman killed for dowry in Rangpur
  31. Two killed in separate incidents in Paban
  32. Husband gets death sentence for killing wife in Brahmanbaria
  33. Husband kills wife in Keraniganj over dowry
  34. Husband gets life term for strangling wife in Sherpur
  35. Woman beaten to death in Jhenidah
  36. 2 killed in separate incidents in Brahmanbaria
  37. 2 women commit suicide, another relative die in Ctg
  38. Death sentence to be executed for killing wife
  39. Senior assistant secretary accused of torturing his wife for dowry
  40. Women repression news not well covered in newspapers in October

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