Dowry

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

Husband ‘kills’ wife, daughter for dowry

A man allegedly kills his wife and two-year-old daughter for dowry in Kaliganj upazila of Satkhira.

July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015

Beaten and blinded by husband

The horrific report of a young housewife's eye being gouged out by her husband and in-laws as part of their ongoing torture to extract money from her family, is a chilling reminder of the widespread prevalence of dowry related violence.

June 27, 2015
June 27, 2015

Journo remanded for ‘torturing’ wife

Police arrest the news editor of a private television channel in Dhaka on charges of torturing his journalist wife and demanding dowry, Bangla daily Prothom Alo reports.

May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015

"Legislative and cultural change cannot come about separately."

Flavia Agnes, prominent Indian lawyer and co-founder and director of MAJLIS, India, speaks to Nahela Nowshin of The Daily Star on May 16 at the second forum of Gender, Justice and Religion held at Spectra Convention Centre in Dhaka.

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