Sexism in India
Gender inequality in India refers to health, education, economic and political inequalities between men and women in India. Various international gender inequality indices rank India differently on ea...
Sexism in India - Wikipedia
Dowry death
Dowry deaths are deaths of young women who are murdered or driven to suicide by continuous harassment and torture by husbands and in-laws in an effort to extort an increased dowry.Dowry deaths are fou...
Bride burning
Bride burning or bride-burning is a form of domestic violence practiced in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and other countries located on or around the Indian subcontinent. A category of dowry death, brid...
Bride burning - Wikipedia
Eve teasing
Eve-teasing is a euphemism used throughout South Asia, which includes (but is not limited to) India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. for public sexual harassment or molestation (often known as "street haras...
Eve teasing - Wikipedia
Sex-selective abortion and infanticide
Sex-selective abortion is the practice of terminating a pregnancy based upon the predicted sex of the infant. The selective abortion of female fetuses is most common in areas where cultural norms valu...
Sex-selective abortion and infanticide - Wikipedia
Dowry
A dowry is a transfer of parental property at the marriage of a daughter.Dowry contrasts with the related concepts of bride price and dower. While bride price or bride service is a payment by the groo...
Dowry - Wikipedia
Dowry law in India
Dowry law in India deals with the payment in India of dowries. As expectations for dowries soared during the 20th century, dowry-related harassment, violence, torture and even murder became a widespre...
Dowry system in India
In India, dowry (Hindi: दहेज, Dahēj) is the payment in cash or some kind of gifts given to a bridegroom's family along with the bride. Generally, they include cash, jewellery, electrical appliance...
Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005
The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005 is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted to protect women from domestic violence. It was brought into force by the Indian government from 26...