Domestic Bride Burning Child Abuse
It happens when the bride's family refuses to pay an additional dowry. Another common name for this is dowry death. An alternative to this is acid throwing or Eve teasing.
Very seldom does the woman being burnt survive this vicious attack. However, if she does, she is scared beyond imagination.
Domestic Bride Burning is very common in Pakistan and India. Although stringent legislation was passed in 1961, this has stopped or even slowed down Domestic Bride Burning. Actually, it has increased almost 15 to 20% each year since then. However, it does occur in the United States and other parts of the world.
Unbelievably, this happens once a day...someone is a victim to Domestic Bride Burning.