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Indian Marriage Essay Examples

Forced Marriage

...Media Article 3 - Forced marriage ruins the lives of too many girls, so we're working to end it This article doesn’t focus on a particular occurrence of forced marriage, rather it talks about the statistics and problems faced by each affected individual. Girls who are forced into marriage are often trapped in poverty with no means to lift themselves out. These girls are robbed of an education, vulnerable to death in childbirth and at a greater risk of domestic violence. The article states, “...

The Indian Culture

...The man of the house on the other hand is the financial provider, and is responsible for the standard of living. However, in the changing dynamics of modern lifestyle, men and women have become flexible about their roles and responsibilities and the distinct line of difference between their gender expectations is blurred today. References Chaudhuri, N. (2001). The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian. New York: The New York Review of Books. Newton, P. (2005). Transcultural Women of Late Twentieth-...

Child Marriage: Reasons and Consequences

...Stringency of punishment is the next important element in the strategy to tackle this menace. The appointment of anti-child marriage officers in every State, and making it a law that anyone who attends a child marriage has to report it, would help in checking child marriage What is required on the part of the citizens and the government in general is to join hands and raise a movement so wide that every parent could only visualize themselves locked up in jails even if they think of committing su...

A report on Arranged Marriages

...Marriage can be a big decision in one's life, whether you are getting married because of an arranged marriage or marrying for love. The basis on which marriage is created depends on an amount of factors, which include cultural, economic, and social aspects. Love, on the other hand, is the only factor needed for a love marriage. Two people might support their marriage on rushed, blinding love and find out that they aren't in the least bit well matched. As Mamoon states, "Love, marriage and compat...

Modern Indian Women

...The divorce rate in India is not so high compared to western countries but that does not mean that marriages are more successful here. The reason behind low level of divorce rate is that it is looked down by the society. It is regarded as the sign of failure of marriage, especially of women. She is treated as if she has committed some crime by divorcing her husband. In some communities like Muslims women did not have the right to divorce their husband they were divorced at just the pronouncement...

Indian Wedding Clothes

...While during a marriage function, the bride and the bridegroom take the centre stage, the bridesmaid takes over everyone off-stage. Dainty Lehenga Cholis in bright colors, long cholis for the conservative, authentic designer lehengas and readymade lehenga cholis are usually selected by the bridesmaid as wedding ensemble. Sometimes the bridesmaids wear sari rich in silk and embroidery. Delicately put together with alluring fabrics of bright and cheery colours, these Lehengas bring out the playful...

Effects of globalization on Indian society

...a. The penetration of global pop music has marginalized the traditional Indian music. b. There is an increase in tendency of playing western songs and pop music during marriage functions, birthday celebrations, engagements etc. c. Folk and tribal music is nearly extinct. Government is taking steps to preserve it. d. One can see in India that inhibitions have been diluted because of the advent of media and the medium of entertainment. This has also naturally had some affect on the old cultural va...

The Toughest Indian in the World

...This is in comparison with the modern marriages among the Native-American in connection with reservation to the tradition of marriages with Native-American. As reviewed from the past, the Indian marriage was said to be easily broken because of the usual scenario that woman or man packed up all the possessions and even left. The Native-Americans may become focused on such physical survival as well as cultural. The marriage of Native-American in modern times deteriorates and became more painful an...

Changing Values in Indian Culture

...So in past 10-15 years our Indian Culture has changed a lot. These changes were very much necessary for the development of our society. Still we need some changes. A custom or tradition that does not change over time becomes poison for the society. Indian Culture has an immense power to incorporate changes remaining its other values intact. With technologies spreading all over the globe, we should learn different methodologies and cultures from different parts of the world. We should incorporate...

Paiute Indians

...The Future The future for this relatively small people group, probably about 4000 people according to Spartacus International, looks promising at present. Other estimates are rather higher, such as that on the Paiute Indian Tribe History, which claims there are up to 7,000. Naturally as time goes by there will be ever more mixing with the surrounding populations, but, unless there are major legislative changes, Paiutes will be able to follow at least some of their traditional way of life, while ...

Child Marriage

...In 1929, in India they had made the law about the child marriage. The law says any men above twenty one years of age contracts a child marriage shall be punished. But throughout generations in India, parents said it is the law to force a child marriage. Parents that can’t afford money to feed of their families has to send their daughters’ to get married. Older men who had worked hard and get good money will be married the child bride so the parents will have the money. If any girls gotten ma...

INTRODUCTIONThe institution of marriage is generally extended to the institution between male

...INTRODUCTIONThe institution of marriage is generally extended to the institution between male and female relationships but most marriage statutes also consider gender neutrality. Where as, many examples of acceptance of homosexual marriages has only been recently forthcoming as society is gradually becoming more bend towards the acceptance of marriage. This change has been reflected in great number of jurisdictions, which have decriminalised such provisions of the acts. But many jurisdictions ha...

INTRODUCTIONThe institution of marriage in society is generally regarded as extending only

...INTRODUCTIONThe institution of marriage in society is generally regarded as extending only to male-female relationships, although most marriage statutes use gender-neutral language. Where as, many examples of acceptance of homosexual marriages has only been recently forthcoming as society is gradually becoming more permissive. This change is reflected in the increasing number of jurisdictions, which have decriminalised such acts. However, many jurisdictions have retained their statutory prohibit...

Causes of Indian Mutiny

...For example, the cheap imports of South Asian products, including silk and cotton decreased the profits of domestic businesses. The introduction of the British ‘Doctrine of Lapse’, helped the British to expand their imperial domain. As a result of this doctrine, Indian princes were forbidden from inheriting land from people who they were not natural heirs of. This gave the British vast amounts of land. By 1857, the independence of the remaining states had been reduced, and the East India Com...

Child Marriage Research Paper

...I encourage each and every girl to educate another women they know about child marriage. Do research, find answers, make your voices heard. One thing you can do is sign UK’s Take the Vow petition. As I was researching, I came across this petition that is urging the UK’s government to take action and early and forced marriage around the world (United Nations Population Fund, 2012). You can take this vow, just like I have, and the world could just be one step closer to the world ban of child m...

Marginalized Indian women in Inner Courtyard

...If tried equality, the results can be seen benefitting to individual women. They would be free of the unhappiness of being told what to do by men. And there are benefits for society at large doubling the mass of mental faculties available for the higher service of humanity. The ideas and potential of half the population would be liberated, producing a great effect on human development. These marginalised women have today set their feet on all fields and corners of life with regard to education a...

The Zuni Indians

...Throughout history the Zuni have maintained their beliefs and customs. They are of the few advantageous tribes who have managed to keep their ways of life, unaffected by modern day changes, and continue to live in a territory for their ancestors. This can be credited to the fact that throughout history they did not take part in wars or conflict and, instead focused on the needs of their people. Even though I lived in New Mexico around Native Americans including the Zuni I never really knew or ap...

ABSTRACTAnita Nair is a living postmodern Indian woman writer

...ABSTRACT:Anita Nair is a living postmodern Indian woman writer in English. As a woman writer, she goes deep into the inner mind of the depressed women by virtue of their feminine sensibility and psychological insight and brings to light their issues, which are the outcome of Indian women’s psyche and emotional inequalities in a male dominated society.Anita Nair’s “Ladies Coupe” has turned out to be a great success. It is the story of a women’s search for freedom and women’s conditions in a...

Bhagat Singh, Indian Freedom Fighter

...Bhagat Singh used to maintain diary while in jail. The diary was a precious one as he made numerous notes relating to the quotations and popular sayings of various people whose vies he supported, prominent were of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Political thought of Bhagat Singh`s evolved gradually from Gandhian nationalism to revolutionary Marxism. By the end of 1928, Singh and his comrades renamed their organisation the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association. After going through the teachi...

Reflective Paper on Gay Marriage

...I want every teen or young adult struggling with who they are to be able to be okay and love themselves on the inside as well as the outside. There’s a saying, “God doesn’t make mistakes. ” So for every person that’s ever been told that they’re a “mistake” just know that mistakes are okay because no one’s perfect, but never ever lose your passion to express and be who your are. I just feel like I’m finally able to live out my goals, dreams, and ambitions I have for my life. I...

“An Indian Story” by Roger Jack

...Greta had been married for a long time but her husband just died five years into their marriage. The reason why Greta and her husband never had any children and she never remarried was because she took care of her father after her mother died. The fact that Greta looked after her father demonstrates another tight family bond and support for one another but it was also evident that the two share a close relationship. The author states, “She [Greta] had so much love and knowledge to share, which...

Indian Writing in English- Nissim Ezekiel

...The man who has not understood what motherhood is. might be taken in by such expression of motherly love. But I convincingly feel that any woman would have exclaimed the same thing as the mother in this poem did. In my view, it would have been truly Indian had the mother in her tortures remembered her children and though helplessly, had she desired to protect them lest the scorpion might catch them unawres. Anyway, the beauty of the poem remains- unmarred by such revision. The poem is a thing of...

The similarities between greek and indian mythology

...There are many other similarities between the various mythologies in the world. It is not possible to cover all of them under the realms of a single essay. But it is infinitely fascinating to learn more and more about them as they shows us how similar we all are, even though we have different cultures and are from different civilizations. The Greek and Indian civilizations are one of the oldest civilizations however it is an established fact that there was never any contact between the two cultu...

Indian epic written about 2000 years ago chronicles the

...Indian epic written about 2,000 years ago chronicles the eternal struggle between Good and Evil and makes the exaltation of the ideal marriage.After years of being deprived of jungle life, Sita is charmed by a beautiful golden gazelle and asks her husband, the warrior Rama, to bring her as a gift. What they do not know is that the animal is a bait: while Rama tries to capture him, the king of demons, Ravana, intends to abduct Sita and make her his wife. As in the Greek epic Iliad or the Star War...

Political Participation and Representation of Women in Indian Politics

...Even so, the demand for reservation of seats for women in political bodies to rectify the imbalance has gained strength in India in the light of persisting gender gaps in the various spheres of development. In the absence of any serious political selfcorrection so far, the demand for reservation of seats in legislatures and party structures has been stressed in India aiming at such an equitable representation. University of Delhi BA Programme II Foundation Course 13 Human Rights, Gender & En...

Arranged Marriage vs. Free-choice Marriage

...Whether it is an arranged marriage or a free-choice marriage, it takes two people who are very responsible, honest, and committed for the union to succeed. Arranged or free-choice, people seek perfect husband and wives but no one is hundred percent perfect. The success of marriage is in mutual understanding and acceptance, and also in mutual love and respect. Neither arranged marriages nor free-choice marriages are better than one another, it is up to the individual who is involved to decide whi...

Compare and Contrast between Arranged Marriage and Love Marriage

...Right. At that time an arranged marriage is undoubtedly a choice to widen my social circle as well as introduce me more people and to make both my parents and I happy. In conclusion, arranged marriage and love marriage are different when it comes to the mutual expectations and attitudes as well as family reactions. However, they also share similarities in the vital existence of love and understanding. We should remember that love is a vital element in a marriage, no matter what type or form we f...

marriage age

...UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARAFACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIESBACHELOR OF NEW MEDIA COMMUNICATION (HONS.)COM430CRITICAL THINKINGTITLE: THE MINIMUM AGE OF MARRIAGE IN MALAYSIANAME: NURLEESA IREENA BT AHMAD NAFIAHSTUDENT NO: 2018223948CLASS GROUP: MC249S1ALECTURER’S NAME: NORSHAM B FIRDAUSSUBMISSION DATE: 4TH DECEMBER 2018The Minimum Age Of Marriage In MalaysiaNowadays the case of underage marriage in Malaysia is increasing with the statistic of 15,000 child marriage recorded these past year...

Arranged marriages

...Making people enter a marriage with the wrong person will leave them feeling suffocated in a relationship that might, not even, make their lives worth living. A case brought into the press has recently brought forward an 8 year old child bride that boldly went by herself to court and demanded a judge to dissolve her marriage to a man in his thirties. If that doesn’t show how disgraceful and sick arranged marriages are, then this earth surely has so sympathy or care for anyone more unfortunate ...

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