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Kerala Police found wanting as helpless, tortured women plead for help

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. 

published on : 30th November 2021

KWC flays cops for inaction on dowry complaints

The Kerala Women’s Commission says it has received several complaints regarding the inaction by police officers on dowry and domestic violence complaints.

published on : 30th November 2021

Court raps man who produced fake papers to prove wife’s ‘adultery’

However, the court wasn’t convinced with the evidence and dismissed the bail pleas of Althaf Manayaparambil, 41, and his mother and sister. 

published on : 30th November 2021

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan visits deceased law student Mofiya Parveen's house

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.

published on : 29th November 2021

‘Makalkoppam’ campaign to reach colleges in Kerala

The campaign aims to instill self-confidence and courage among boys and girls to overcome the obstacles in life. 

published on : 28th November 2021

It took 45 days for police to act on woman’s dowry harassment plaint

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.

published on : 28th November 2021

CBSE schools in Kerala to launch unique anti-dowry campaign on Friday

Dowry, the social evil that has claimed the lives of thousands of women, is continuing to grip the society in its vicious talons.

published on : 26th November 2021

Mofiya Parveen suicide: A Facebook love story culminates in tragedy

Mofiya’s husband Suhail started harassing her after she refused to ask for Rs 40 lakh from her family, says her father

published on : 24th November 2021

Dowry harassment: Govt machinery mute spectator as young women choose death

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.

published on : 24th November 2021

Dowry harassment: Woman suffers miscarriage after assault by in-laws

Two women were arrested and hunt is on for two others for allegedly assaulting a 22-year-old woman, who reportedly suffered a miscarriage.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Brutally assaulted by husband over dowry, Kalady woman undergoes abortion

In a brutal incident of dowry harassment, a pregnant woman lost her foetus after she was physically assaulted by her husband. 

published on : 16th November 2021

Dowry death: Woman dies by suicide in Sivaganga

Raja’s mother Selvi and his sister Mahesh used to harass her, demanding dowry, said Ramulakshmi’s mother.

published on : 16th November 2021

Man in Madhya Pradesh booked for giving triple talaq to wife over phone for dowry

According to Verma, the woman's family had purchased a flat for her husband, where the couple lived together earlier.

published on : 7th November 2021

Man tortures differently-abled wife demanding more dowry

He started torturing her 15 days after marriage saying her family hid her deformities

published on : 27th October 2021

Kochi woman complains husband took her savings as dowry 

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. 

published on : 25th October 2021
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