Abused for a Car in #Dowry, Another Woman in Punjab Supposedly Commited Suicide

Originally posted on THE 50 MILLION MISSING CAMPAIGN BLOG ON INDIA'S FEMALE GENDERCIDE:
Gurdaspur, 31 Oct 2015, In a case, like so many in India, Jaspinder Kaur, is said to have committed suicide due to dowry harassment. Her uncle said the in-laws had been demanding a car in dowry and used to beat her up. …

#Burnt to Death for #Dowry 6 months After Her Wedding: Preeti

Originally posted on THE 50 MILLION MISSING CAMPAIGN BLOG ON INDIA'S FEMALE GENDERCIDE:
Saharanpur, 22-year-old Preeti, who was married just 6 months ago, was burnt to death for dowry by her husband and in-laws. Her father Shivkumar says she was kille by her husbadnd Prem (25), sister-in-law Komal and mother-in-law Shyamo, who had been harassing…

Another Woman in India #Hanged to Death from the Ceiling Fan, for #Dowry

Originally posted on THE 50 MILLION MISSING CAMPAIGN BLOG ON INDIA'S FEMALE GENDERCIDE:
Vishakhapatnam 26 Sept 2015, Neighbors say 25-yr-old Mangathalli committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan because she was abused for dowry by her husband every day. She married P. Sattibabu two years ago after his first wife had divorced him.…

Woman #Police Constable Reports #Dowry Torture by Her Policeman Husband

Originally posted on THE 50 MILLION MISSING CAMPAIGN BLOG ON INDIA'S FEMALE GENDERCIDE:
Sept 9, 2015, New Delhi, A woman constable has lodged a complaint against her husband, also a constable, and in-laws, for dowry related assault and torture and being a threat to her life. In her FIR, the woman said she was not…

#College Leturer in Bangalore Commits Suidcide Due to #Dowry Harassment

Originally posted on THE 50 MILLION MISSING CAMPAIGN BLOG ON INDIA'S FEMALE GENDERCIDE:
Bangalore, Sept 9, 2015 28 year old Reena, a lecturer in a private college committed suicide at her residence in K.R. Puram. Reena a civil contractor had been married for four years and the couple was living in a rented house. According…

Woman #Doctor Commits Suicide Due to #Dowry Harassment

Originally posted on THE 50 MILLION MISSING CAMPAIGN BLOG ON INDIA'S FEMALE GENDERCIDE:
Orissa, Sept 6, 2015 Abused for dowry, Dr Swetapadma Mishra, a gynecologist in a private hospital committed suicide by jumping off the roof of her 8 storied apartment building in the afternoon. Her parents have accused her in-laws of torturing her for…

Woman #Police Constable Beaten to Death for #Dowry

Muzaffarnagar, UP, August 3, 2015 Renu Kumar, a woman constable, was beaten to death by her husband and in-laws over dowry in Khatauli town. She got married to Kapil Kumar, a computer engineer, in 2014. Renu was posted at Khatauli police station, was admitted to Anand Hospital in Meerut by her in-laws where she died […]

3 #Dowry #Murders in 3 Days in the Small Town of Berhampur, Orissa

July 25, 2015, Berhampur (Brahmapur) Orissa, Priyanka, Jhili and Sukanti – three women murdered for dowry in three consecutive days in this small town of Orissa. Jitendra Kumar Sahu of Padhal, about 45 km from here, had strangulated his wife Priyanka to death. The couple has a one-and-a-half-year-old daughter. Burupda under Jarada police limits reported […]

Bangalore Woman Commits Suicide After #Dowry Demanding Finance Cancels Wedding

Bangalore, July 25, 2015 22-year-old Nalina hanged herself soon after her engagement when her fiance’s family threatened to call off the wedding if their dowry demands were not met. She left behind a 12 page suicide note.The wedding was scheduled to be held in Shira on September 5 and 6. Nalina, a resident of Ashwatha […]

Was Policewoman Anamika a Victim of #Dowry Greed or #Vyapam State Corruption?

July 6, 2015, Madhya Pradesh Police allege Sub-InspectorAnamika Kushwaha committed suicide by drowning and was a victim of dowry harassment.  They have arrested her husband and in-laws.  Anamika’s death was believed to have been connected with the mysterious deaths surrounding the investigation of one of the biggest corruption scandal in India involving bribes and corruption […]