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For Rich or for Poor, Till Death Do Her Part: Portraits of Dowry Violence in India

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The tensions between India's patriarchal traditions and modernism can be seen in the struggle...

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A bride's dowry—a gift to the groom of money or property—is an ancient Indian tradition. The violence associated with it has however increased in modern day India. The phenomenon of violence cuts across all socio-economic strata and remains an under-reported crime against women in India.

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