People & Politics
WIFE ON RENT! Did You Know It's A Culture In Some Parts Of The Country?
This is what lack of female in the country is leading to...
"Woman must not accept; she must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression." - Margaret Sanger
From the earlier phase of rent-a-womb, now Indian women are in the phase of rent-a-wife! Yes, you read me right, RENT-A-WIFE. From being sold in the marriage, now they are asked to live with higher class men who cannot find a wife, on a monthly or yearly-rental basis.
In the country where we talk about women empowerment and equal rights, women are actually being sold on a lease. These acts are practiced in our culture from past many years, and it is shocking that no action has been taken against it until now.
Let me take you through a few cases.
(NOTE- The images used in the story are for only depiction purpose)
Even after so many efforts by the government, female feticide cases haven't stopped yet. This is the reason why sex ratio in the state of Madhya Pradesh is varying day by day. The effects of which can be seen in Shivpuri area of Madhya Pradesh.
According to the sources, a tradition called Dhadeecha Pratha is practiced in the Shivpuri district of MP in which women are given on lease. Yes! Just by signing on a stamp, the woman's husband changes.
The deeds are on stamps of Rs 10 to Rs 100...