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Anti-dowry drive: Thousands of Indian Muslims return millions to bride families

Thursday, 08 November 2018

A man in India has launched a massive campaign against dowry, one of the biggest social evils ......

Woman in India ‘marries’ twice posing as man to get dowry

Friday, 16 February 2018

A 31-year-old Indian woman who appeared to master the art of dressing up as a man to get married was ......

In India, in-laws sell woman’s kidney for not meeting dowry demand

Wednesday, 07 February 2018

A woman in India’s West Bengal state has filed a complaint with local police after her husband ......

Seven strange dowry requests Saudi fathers asked of their future son-in-laws

Monday, 03 April 2017

Arab men are often requested to pay expensive dowries when they decide to get married. However, many ......

Papers show Libyan ISIS bridal dowries of guns, explosives

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Documents retrieved from Sirte, the ISIS group’s last bastion in Libya, record the variety of ......

Jail term for parents disobeying court orders in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Justice has announced a penalty of three months in prison for ......

Emirati father combats costly dowries by only asking for coffee and dates

Sunday, 08 May 2016

An Emirati father has allegedly asked grooms for just a cup of Arabic coffee and a date as a dowry, ......

No more jail for Iranian men who can’t pay dowry

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Hard-up Iranian husbands will no longer face jail for failing to pay dowries that can reach hundreds ......

Syrian bride wants 15 pro-Assad heads as dowry

Thursday, 12 June 2014

A Syrian bride-to-be has asked her fiancé for 15 decapitated heads of pro-Assad troops as her ......

Young campaigners force Yemeni parents to set lower dowries

Saturday, 19 October 2013

Young demonstrators in central Yemen launched a campaign to reduce marriage dowries to $1,000. Local ......

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