Is dowry as bad as we consider it? Or does the problem lie elsewhere?

The news reached me through a simple one-line message: “We are sorry to inform you that our daughter’s wedding has been called off.” No explanations, no accusations, no justifications. Being a close relative of the bride, I knew the reason—unfair and unreasonable dowry demands, much beyond the capacity of the bride’s parents. It started with … Continue reading Is dowry as bad as we consider it? Or does the problem lie elsewhere?