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#India – ‘Dowry’ is the most hated word in Nilambur #Vaw

Ramesh Babu , Hindustan Times  Nilambur (Malappuram), August 20, 2014 “You are entering a dowry-free area,” a board greets you as you enter this town. Not a single dowry related case has been reported in Nilambur in many years. The town has… Continue Reading →

#India – Silence of Government on ‘Honour’ Killing Law is Killing #Vaw

Kamayani Bali Mahabal aka Kractivist   Pic courtesy — http://50watts.com/I-Am-a-Bird-of-the-Heavenly-Garden The naked brutality of honour crimes against women is in contravention of the spirit of the ’United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)’ which… Continue Reading →

#India – Mumbai man burns wife’s face with brother’s help #Vaw #WTFnews

Duo Booked For Dowry Torture, Causing Burns Vijay V Singh TNN Mumbai: A businessman and his politician brother from Bandra were arrested on Monday after his wife managed to escape from their clutches and lodged a complaint of torture against… Continue Reading →

International shooter Varsha Tomar’s husband held for dowry harassment #Vaw

Suraj Chaudhary, husband of international shooter Varsha Tomar, was arrested here for dowry harassment, police said Thursday May 31, 2013 GURGAON IANS He was presented in the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) Rajesh Sharma. He was sent to… Continue Reading →

Dowry Death: Body of 25 year old Jamila Khatun with several cut marks found on her body and neck found near a pond.

Dec 28, 2012   Madhubani Crime/MurderDowry, maps4aid.com Action Taken: Alam was arrested on Thursday afternoon. His family members have fled the village. Description: The body of a 25-year-old woman was found on Thursday near a pond at Sapta village under the jurisdiction… Continue Reading →

#India- Girl honoured for stand on dowry #goodnews

DEHRA DUN, December 19, 2012 The Uttarakhand Police on Tuesday honoured a girl for her refusal to marry a man whose family was demanding dowry from her parents. Kavita was to tie the knot with Mukesh on November 29 but in… Continue Reading →

I am Sumita from Chennai. My husband and in laws harass me for dowry. He refuses to live with me… #Vaw

I am Sumita from Chennai. My husband and in laws harass me for dowry. He refuses to live with me… Dec 04, 2012   Chennai, maps4aid.com Dowry Action Taken: Sumita has been advised to immediately get in touch with legal aid… Continue Reading →

#India-Illegal ads on #Google in contravention PCPNDT ACT

To Corporate communication Google, India 2 November 2012 Complaint—Regarding illegal ads on Google in contravention PCPNDT ACT The Pre-Conception Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act has banned the promotion or advertisement of services that allows one to choose the sex of… Continue Reading →

Jayalalitha Achievements- Promoting and Validating Dowry

Dear all A Full page ad in Times of India glared us today , larger than life Jayalalitha‘s Portrait and telling us her one year of achievements. 1. Rice at no cost 2. 4 grams of Gold for Thirumangalayam and… Continue Reading →

How India Turned Me Into a Feminist- aussiegirlinindia

 by—aussiegirlinindia I have a confession to make, I am a feminist. Nine months traveling through India has made me a feminist and this is me coming out of the closet. I have always considered myself to be egalitarian, striving for… Continue Reading →

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