Tag Archive: Dowry

Jun 05 2012

Bride Burning: Men burn their wives to death if wives are unable to give them money and materials.


Violence against women can take many forms, from humiliation, harassment, and exploitation to torture and murder. One of the most heinous and shocking forms of violence against women is bride burning. It is practiced in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Men douse their wives in kerosene and set them on fire. The question is instead of …

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