BIRGUNJ, March 12: The police have arrested a groom who annulled his marriage after not receiving the expected golden chain in dowry, following a complaint filed by the bride on Monday night.  The groom, Umesh Shah, employed as a computer operator in the health section of Birgunj Metropolitan City was arrested at 2 AM on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Neha Chaudhary, a dowry victim who has been awaiting justice for a year, has knocked on the doors of  Durga Prasai, a medical practitioner and political activist, for help in her pursuit of justice.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Internationally, a 16 days of activism campaign  against gender-based violence is being observed from November 25. Many civil society organizations, security forces, governmental agencies, and international organizations have joined 16 days of activism to unite for the elimination of violence against women and girls.

KATHMANDU, A groom has been arrested by the police from the marriage hall for demanding a dowry of Rs 5 million from the bride's side.

The wedding gift culture is a financial burden on the bride’s family as much as the dowry is. The best we can do is love our daughters and sons equally; strengthen and empower them equally so that women are not dependent on men, neither factually nor seemingly.

SARLAHI, June 11: Two women have been allegedly killed in the name of dowry in Farhadwa-3 and Lakshmipur-6 of Haripur Municipality in Sarlahi district.

The story of Neha Chaudhary who was married just about eight months ago and has accused her husband, Grande Hospital doctor Pankaj Chaudhary, of abusing her, seems to be an apparent case of dowry-related violence. Neha has filed a report with the Mahottari district police who say they are waiting for the customary one-month period, expecting the chance of reconciliation between the couple, to end.

BIRATNAGAR, May 25: A groom who walked out of his wedding after the bride's family could not meet his dowry demands was arrested by police on Thursday.

RUPANDEHI, May 10: A group of women encircled the Area Police Office (APO), Butwal, on Thursday, demanding stern action against a woman who allegedly killed her daughter-in-law for dowry.

RAUTAHAT, April 30: Family members of a woman in Rautahat have accused her in-laws of murdering their daughter for not bringing a bed in dowry.

DHADING, April 29: Eight days since the suspicious death of a woman in Tripurasundari Rural Municipality-4 of Dhadhing, family members have filed a complaint accusing her in-laws of murdering the woman for dowry.

Social Evil: Dowry System

April 23, 2019 16:10 pm

There are various evil customs in our society. Well! When we think of deep rooted social evil rituals, dowry system is one of the worst of them.

BIRGUNJ, April 21: Police on Friday lifted the body of Anju Devi Das, 28, of Birgunj Metropolitan City-23 from the cremation site on the banks of the Sirsiya River after they sniffed foul play in her death.

Doctor beats wife to death, arrested

March 30, 2019 07:43 am

BIRGUNJ, March 30: A woman succumbed to serious injuries after her husband, a doctor specialist in treating diabetes and thyroid diseases at Narayani Hospital in Parsa districts, beat her mercilessly for not bringing in dowry as demanded.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Former Princess Prerana Rajya Laxmi Singh has moved the Supreme Court (SC) challenging its previous verdict to nationalize her property obtained through dowry.

LAHAN, Aug 4: Speakers at a programme here have underscored the need of launching special campaign to end dowry which has afflicted the Tarai/Madhes people, especially the women.

PARSA, April 25: Police here have arrested the father of a man charged of meting out torture to a girl to whom his marriage was fixed and her family also.

KATHMANDU, August 5: Child Marriage and Dowry Eradication National Campaign, Nepal on Friday felicitated 24 individuals from across the country for fighting against child marriage and dowry system.

Rautahat records 'dowry death'

January 9, 2017 08:19 am

GAUR, Jan 9: A woman was allegedly murdered for not bringing dowry to her family as per their expectation from her maternal home in Rautahat Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The Supreme Court has altered a previous verdict and stated that 15 ropanis (1 ropani = 508.74 square meters) of land at Chhauni, Kathmandu, which was claimed as dowry by Prerana Singh, belongs to the Nepal Trust.

Give education not dowry

December 11, 2016 09:20 am

POKHARA, Dec 11: Participants at a programme held here on Saturday insisted on giving education to daughters instead of dowry in order to end violence against women (VAW) in the society.