International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 8, Part B (2017)
Dowry death and legal protection of women in India
Gurdev Singh, Dr. Ashwani Kumar and Dr. Neeraj Singh
Dowry death may be a burning issue of the Indian society since years. The unnatural death of fresh married young lady because of dowry is routine headline of each newspaper. Protection of young married women’s against harassment and cruelty on account of dowry is responsibility of state. Ban of giving and taking dowry - the dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, is that the one that is most ordinarily challenged since its commencement everywhere the country. To influence this section 304B (Dowry deaths) and 498 - A (Cruelty by husband or -laws) were incorporated within the Indian panel code within the middle 1980's. Improvement of instructional standing of females by instructional semen awareness programs alongside severe punishments to offenders are useful to influence this social curs.
How to cite this article:
Gurdev Singh, Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Dr. Neeraj Singh. Dowry death and legal protection of women in India. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(8):100-104.