dowry : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
- PTI: So how is it that even 50 years after independence, the caste system, child marriages, dowry deaths and other ills still persist? Agnivesh: Exactly.
- WOMEN KILLED BY GREED AND OPPRESSION In india the ancient custom of the bridal dowry has become a vicious and increasingly murderous way for a husband's family .
- Reluctance to abolish the dowry is more than a matter of male chauvinist greed.
News & Articles
- Manhattan nups cost an average of $76,000
There’s no more expensive stroll in America than a walk down the aisle in Manhattan. A Manhattan wedding in 2012 cost the average couple a dowry-busting $76,687, by far the most expensive of any geographic area in the United States, according to nuptials-planning Web sites TheKnot.com and...
Aug. 9, 2013 - New York Post
- Edison International Acquires SoCore
Distributed solar developer brings a dowry of a who's who customer list and and extensive pipeline of projects
Aug. 6, 2013 - The Motley Fool
- Ed Towns in Washington Times
In short, the Treasury Department had provided a $20 billion dowry for a shotgun wedding,said Committee Chairman Edolphus Towns, New York Democrat. "But the question may be, who was holding the shotgun?"
- Renuka Chowdhury in Thaindian.com (blog)
The data available with the NCW indicates an increase in the number of complaints received on dowry, rape and harassment against women,Chowdhury said.
- Yasser Arafat in AllAfrica.com
Hanadi did not know at the time, but when her father agreed for her to spend a month with the Saudi tourist, he was paid a large sum of money in return in the form of a dowry, which she never had a share in,said Yasser Sobhi al-Okeili, who...