Monthly Archives: April 2018

Child adoption

Adoption in India

Child adoption in India is not a new phenomenon but has been in existence for a long time. However, this practice was generally confined within the family or among close family friends and ties. In time, adoption in India became institutionalized and legalized in order to give more structure to the ...
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dowry system

Dowry System

The history of oppression and torture against women in Indian societies has been going on for centuries whether it was Sati, child marriages, or the isolation of widows. Given this context, the oppression of women have continued even till today with the dowry system being its new avatar. The dowry s...
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