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Middle East - FGM - Child Brides - Murder of Gays - More or Less, no rights for women. And this. You'd think burning brides alive would merit some mainstream attention. 24/7 - 365; but no.


 

Bride Burning in India . The human rights tragedy of bride burning occurs when individuals drench and burn a female bride using flammable liquid after she has not procured enough dowry money for the groom’s family. Bride burning occurs in several countries like Pakistan and Bangladesh,…

Reference: borgenproject.org/bride-burning-in-india/

 

When did bride burning start?

The first mentioned practice of sati or bride burning occurred in 510 CCE (Lind Heaphy, 2009). Bride burning happened at every social level in society and all women must fear death once they have become married. The widowed women often had no say in whether or not they were going to be killed.

 

What does dowry death mean?

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 found in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Iran. India reports the highest total number of dowry deaths with 8,391 such deaths reported in 2010, 1.4 deaths per 100,000 women.

 

Dowry death

Dowry deaths are deaths of married women who are murdered or driven to suicide by continuous harassment and torture by their husbands and in-laws over a dispute about their dowry, making the women's homes the most dangerous place for them to be. Dowry deaths are found predominantly in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Iran. India reports the highest total number of dowry deaths with 8,391 such deaths reported in 2010, meaning there are 1.4 deaths per 100,000 women. 

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1 minute ago, Slowmotion426 said:

The good thing about America is if you don't like it you're free to leave. Unlike most other countries. 

Most countries allow their citizens to leave. You seem to know very, very little.

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