Day: November 30, 2022

India’s Dowry Scare

In 2021, 13,534 cases were registered in the country under the Dowry Prohibition Act of 1961, reveals the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). This, strikingly, was a 25 percent increase since last years’ statistics. The NCRB, in 2017, recorded nearly 7,000 dowry-linked deaths a year. Dowry deaths rose from about

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