Indian woman and baby burned alive for dowry, police say

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Police in eastern India have arrested the husband and parents-in-law of a 22-year-old woman for allegedly burning her and her 1-year-old baby girl alive.

TheHumanImprint‘s insight:

The haunting reminder that dowry deaths are still a part of deeply rooted patriarchal societies.

Keyterms: Dowry death, Bride Burning, South Asia, Patriarchal Society, Gender Inequity, Dowry

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