No to Dowry

“The most blessed marriage (nikah) is the one with the least expenses.” Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) (al-Bayhaqi in his Shu’ab al-Iman & Mishkat al-Masabih) On average, 2000 women in Pakistan are killed every year in the name of dowry or jahez. It is a tragic reflection of gender-based violence practiced in South Asian communities. There have been many advocacy campaigns by individuals as well as NGOs in the past decade, demanding a...