Recent incidents of women being subjected to violence by partners and in-laws show that the problem persists even after the victim complains to the police.
The Kerala Women’s Commission says it has received several complaints regarding the inaction by police officers on dowry and domestic violence complaints.
However, the court wasn’t convinced with the evidence and dismissed the bail pleas of Althaf Manayaparambil, 41, and his mother and sister.
Khan urged young women in the state to be bold enough to say no to dowry and fight back rather than give up their life.
The campaign aims to instill self-confidence and courage among boys and girls to overcome the obstacles in life.
The Nileshwar police on Saturday registered an FIR under Section 498 A of the IPC (domestic cruelty) based on the complaint filed by Payyannur native Sahana P V.
Dowry, the social evil that has claimed the lives of thousands of women, is continuing to grip the society in its vicious talons.
Mofiya’s husband Suhail started harassing her after she refused to ask for Rs 40 lakh from her family, says her father
Even as dowry claimed yet another woman’s life in the state on Tuesday, the public seems oblivious to the presence of the government machinery to prevent such extreme steps.
Two women were arrested and hunt is on for two others for allegedly assaulting a 22-year-old woman, who reportedly suffered a miscarriage.
In a brutal incident of dowry harassment, a pregnant woman lost her foetus after she was physically assaulted by her husband.
Raja’s mother Selvi and his sister Mahesh used to harass her, demanding dowry, said Ramulakshmi’s mother.
According to Verma, the woman's family had purchased a flat for her husband, where the couple lived together earlier.
He started torturing her 15 days after marriage saying her family hid her deformities
The woman submitted that though she could get Rs 19 lakh from her husband after much persuasion, she was yet to get the balance amount.