The concept of marriage has persisted through the millennia in several civilisations and countless societies. Through the ages, lots have changed the idea of unison and have been amended to allow both husband and wife to coexist without any bars holding them back. Nowadays, marriage is considered a legal contract, making Kabin-Nama (also referred to as Nikah Nama) the rule book. The Kabin-Nama form is drafted so that a couple can set the terms and conditions of the marriage according to their preferences.
The asset loss due to dowry pushes poor families further into financial insecurity.
The hanging body of a newly married girl is found at her house in Alamdanga upazila of Chuadanga.
A housewife has succumbed to her injuries four days after she set herself ablaze as she was tortured by her husband allegedly for dowry.
A housewife was set on fire over dowry allegedly by her in-laws in Kishoreganj’s Hossainpur upazila.
Police yesterday arrested a labourer for allegedly murdering his wife for dowry at Chittagong's Satkania upazila on Friday noon.
A housewife was allegedly murdered by her husband and in-laws for dowry at Mirzapur upazila on Tuesday night.
A pregnant housewife was strangled for dowry at Udaypur village in Kamarkhand upazila of Sirajganj early yesterday, police said.