99102 a b Peter Blood (2004 Family Archived at Wikiwix, Afghanistan A Country Study, Library of Congress, isbn Stange, Mary Zeiss; Carol. If she died childless, her dowry reverted to her family, that is her father if he was alive, otherwise her brothers. This transition in customs began in the 1960s. In Bangladesh, dowry killings are more frequently done by stabbing or poison rather than burning. Dowry was not infrequent, when the girl suffered from
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some bodily defect. "Pangal women: social challenges and education". 26 27 Roman Empire edit The Romans practiced dowry ( dos ). "The role of the State in protecting women against domestic violence and women's shelters in Turkey". Bridewealth circulates property and women, and is typical of societies where property is limited. Another term miraz is used sometimes, but miraz is also used to mean inheritance, something different from dowry.
"RE-emergence OF THE dowry amongst serbs" (PDF). 107 However its importance is declining, and violence related to it is not as common as in other South Asian countries, though it still exists. 90 Pakistan edit In Pakistan, dowry is called Jahez in Arabic (derived from Islamic jahez-e-fatimi ). According to Portuguese law, an estate was to be divided among children who had not already received a dowry. She would often sell this property for cash to overcome hard economic times or needs of her children and husband.