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With this particular dowry we possess your son: Indian brides turn tables

By Amrit Dhillon

New Delhi: Asia's efforts to end infant girls being aborted are seeing the blood supply of some interestingly hard-hitting videos that are switching the tables on males, utilizing the dilemma of dowry to make them into pathetic "objects".

Being forced to provide a dowry to daughters could be the solitary many effective reason why Indian parents prefer guys. The dowry – cash, fridges, jewelry, TVs, scooters, furniture, sewing devices, cooking utensils – can bankrupt families but without one, no child will ever locate a spouse.

"Ask well, and I also might allow you to make use of my things," claims this bride in a video clip designed for the us government campaign Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (Save your Daughter, Teach your Daughter) in Asia.

Teach your Daughter), a young bride is shown about to go for a ride on a scooter with her husband in one video, made for the government campaign Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (Save your Daughter. Your ex father-in-law informs her contemptuously because he needs the scooter to do his chores that she had better think again.

The bride retorts: "I'm the main one who paid the quoted cost. We provided you the scooter included in the dowry We brought therefore the scooter is owned by me as well as your son. Ask well, and I also may enable you to make use of my things."

"Monthly instalments are merely for things," claims this bride to her mother-in-law as a result to suggestions just just exactly how payments that are dowry carry on, in a videos for save your valuable Daughter, Teach your child campaign.

The 2nd video clip, too, alters the most common image of a unique bride inside her in-laws' house, particularly, tense, eager to please, everybody's doormat.