Dowry--an illness in Pakistan
Dowry is a massive social ill on both sides of the Pakistan. There is no harm for giving the brides gifts on her wedding for her home. The growing numbers of daughters are staying unmarried simply because the parents are not able to meet the demand of the groom’s family. This is a quandary that needs to be looked into. If the parents promise to give dowry to bride after marriage but they cannot fulfill the promise at that time the brides life is miserable and these conditions change into dowry harassment. It covers a spam of behavior by man or his family members. When any person of the family is convince or forces the bride for dowry, it gives women mental depression. Dowry demands are sometimes so severe and cruel that women have often committed suicide to escape from this situation. Many women died because they were severely beaten by the people for dowry. The Dowry system has been practice in Pakistan from time Immemorial. Now it has become a route of life, it poses a challenge which seems difficult to meet. The demands for the dowry became the most essential condition for the marriage settlement. Marriage which is something sacred should be made as simple as possible.