Broken Bodies, Broken Dreams: Dowry crimes and bride-price abuse

Broken bodies, broken dreams offers a powerful testimony, through photographs and text, of the different types of violence that define the everyday existence of countless women and girls. It examines the nature of this violence through the cycle of women’s lives….[Dowry payment in its current manifestation typically involves the transfer of wealth from the parents of the bride to the groom and his family…]

Authors: Jeanne Ward, Zana Briski and Lisa Ernst

Institutional Sponsor: United Nations

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