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Goats = Dowry

How many goats are you worth? You've always wondered. Take the quiz and find out.
posted by blue_beetle on Aug 7, 2008 - 155 comments

Driven to sheer despair.

The conservative city of Rajkot (Gujarat, India) received something of a shock this week when Pooja Chauhan, 22, stripped to her "inner-wear" and walked through town, brandishing a baseball bat. She was protesting against the mental and physical harassment she's had to endure at the hands of her husband and in-laws for dowry, and for having borne a daughter, and also to denounce the local police's inactivity despite her repeated complaints. Controversy, video, her side, follow-up.
posted by progosk on Jul 6, 2007 - 97 comments

(a belated happy women’s day)

The Women Of India
posted by hadjiboy on Mar 16, 2007 - 14 comments

Groom Tries To Keep Pimp Hand Strong With Dowry Demand - Gets Arrested

Groom Tries To Keep Pimp Hand Strong With Dowry Demand - Gets Arrested A bride who got the police to arrest her bridegroom has become something of a celebrity in India. Nisha Sharma, 21, called the police after her father was asked for more dowry money just minutes before her wedding ceremony.
posted by turbanhead on May 15, 2003 - 6 comments

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