Relation to dowry and bride price::Forced marriage


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Relation to dowry and bride price The traditional customs of dowry and bride price contribute to the practice of forced marriage.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref></ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> A dowry is the property or money that a wife (or wife's family) brings to her husband upon marriage.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> A bride price is an amount of money or property or wealth paid by the groom (or his family) to the parents of the bride upon marriage. Dowry is mainly practiced in South Asia while bride price in Sub-Saharan Africa (see lobolo) and some regions in Southeast Asia (e.g. Cambodia, Thailand).

Forced marriage sections
Intro  Historical context  Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery  Istanbul Convention  Causes of forced marriages  Consequences  Violence  Relation to dowry and bride price  Marriage by abduction  Forced marriage as a way of solving disputes  Widow inheritance  In armed conflict  Forced marriage by partner  Escaping a forced marriage  Sharia law  Shotgun wedding  By country  Statistics  See also  References  External links  

Relation to dowry and bride price
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