Essays Tagged: "Dowry death"

Scope and Ambit of Section 113 B of Indian Evidence Act.

nnumerable instances of married women committing suicide and they being tortured to death demanding dowry.Dowry which is a deep-rooted social evil appears to be the cause of ever so many unfortunate d ... ction 113-B in the Evidence Act and 304-B of the Indian Penal Code.Section 113-B. Presumption as to dowry death - When the question is whether a person has committed the dowry death of a woman and it ...

(12 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Is India a good place for women ?

India was ranked the worst G20 country to be living in if you were a female. Rapes, dowry deaths and foetal infanticide are not uncommen, and many men do not see the issues involving h ... ses of rape - that's roughly one rape per 22 minutes. Furthermore in 2010, there were 8233 recorded dowry deaths, however it is probable there are many more that were not reported. Women die in dowry ... rents.Poorer Indian families will kill their baby girls at birth or in the womb to avoid paying for dowry's once they reach the age to be married off - average 13 - 19 years of age. Though, there are ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights