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Dowry-related Violence

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Purna Manchandia, Comment, Practical Steps Towards Eliminating Dowry and Bride-Burning in India, 13 Tul. J. Int’l & Comp. L. 305 (2005). 

Namratha S. Ravikant, Michigan Journal of Gender and Law. Dowry Deaths: Proposing a Standard for Implementation of Domestic Legislation In Accordance with Human Rights Obligations, 2000. 

Ruchira Tabassum Naved & Lars Ake Persson, Dowry and Spousal Physical Violence Against Women in Bangladesh, J. Family Issues (Jan. 2010). 

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Rudd, Jane. (2001). Dowry-Murder: An Example of Violence against Women. Women’s Studies International Forum, 24(5), 513-522.

Suffolk University Law Review. Deterring Dowry Deaths in India: Applying Tort Law to Reverse the Economic Incentives That Fuel the Dowry Market, 2007. 

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Vyas, Pami. Reconceptualizing Domestic Violence in India: Economic Abuse and the Need for Broad Statutory Interpretation to Promote Women’s Fundamental Rights, 13 Mich. J. Gender & L. 177 (2006). 

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